Following the winter storms between mid December and early January, President Barack Obama today declared that a major disaster exists in some areas of California.
By signing a disaster declaration, federal funds will be available to state, tribal, eligible local governments and some nonprofit organizations for emergency work and repair or replacement of infrastructure damaged by flooding and debris and mud flows. Ten counties were included in the order:
- San Bernardino
- San Diego
- San Luis Obispo
- Santa Barbara
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