SACRAMENTO — As first responders continue to assess the extent of damage from two significant earthquakes on successive days near the town of Ridgecrest, Governor Gavin Newsom today requested a Presidential Emergency Declaration for Direct Federal Assistance to further support the communities impacted by the earthquakes.
Governor Newsom’s request to the President and Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) for a Presidential Emergency Declaration can be found here.
Last night, Governor Newsom issued a statement on the work already underway by the state to assist the impacted communities.
More information on state and federal disaster declarations can be found here.
Thank you Governor Newsom and staff for Californians!
It is certainly appreciated!