Governor Jerry Brown Friday announced that the White House has approved California's request for direct aid to individuals and families who have suffered losses due to the fires in Napa and Sonoma counties.
"We'll keep working day and night with our local and federal partners to fight these fires and help residents get back on their feet in these trying times," said Governor Brown.Getty Images
Survivors who live primarily in Sonoma and Napa counties may apply online for federal Individual Disaster Assistance at DisasterAssistance.gov or by phone at 800-621-3362 or (TTY) 800-462-7585. Applicants who use 711 or Video Relay Service may call 800-621-3362. The toll-free numbers are open 7 a.m. to 10 p.m. seven days a week.
More information on the federal Individual Disaster Assistance program is available by clicking here.