Individual Assistance Timeline

Step 1

Register for Individual Assistance

Start Date: Now - November 23

Agency: FEMA / LAC

Apply for financial assistance that may include rent, home repair, home replacement, and other disaster-related needs such as childcare, medical and dental expenses.

Step 2

Hazardous Waste Removal

Start Date: November 3

Agency: Tulare County

Provided at no cost to residents. All residents whose homes were destroyed by the fires are automatically enrolled in the Step 2 removal program.

Step 3

Large Debris Removal

Start Date: TBA

Agency: Tulare County

Provided at no cost to residents. All residents whose homes were destroyed by the fires are automatically enrolled in the step 3 removal program.

Step 4

Rebuild / Recovery

Start Date: TBA

Agency: Tulare County

More information will be available on the rebuilding process that includes permit information.