February/March 2023 Winter Storm Assistance
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Federal Assistance through FEMA
Mariposa County residents and businesses who registered for federal assistance through FEMA can check for updates, additional opportunities, or ask questions by visiting www.disasterassistance.gov, downloading the FEMA app, or calling 1-800-621-FEMA (3362).
Residents with impacts to the wells and septic systems should ask about assistance under FEMA's Individuals and Households Program. Information on this can be found here.
Small Business Association (SBA) Loans:
As part of the Federal assistance, the Small Business Association's (SBA) Office of Disaster Recovery and Resiliency has loans available. By registering for the FEMA assistance above, you will also be considered for low-interest SBA loans. SBA Disaster Assistance includes:
For more information on the SBA's offers please click here.
Assistance for Privately Owned Driveways, Roads, and Bridges
FEMA may provide assistance to repair privately owned access routes, such as driveways, roads, or bridges that have been damaged by the February/March 2023 Winter Storms. Eligible routes should meet at least one of the following conditions:
To learn more, please click here.
Mariposa County residents who are unable to live in their homes while repairing damage from the February/March winter storms, or must otherwise find a new place to live can apply for temporary rental assistance with FEMA. For more information, please click here.
USDA Emergency Farm Loans
The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) has made available emergency farm loans for both physical and crop production losses as a direct result of the disaster (up to $500,000 maximum). Farmers and ranchers who conduct family-sized farming operations may be eligible and encouraged to apply by the December 14, 2023 deadline. For more information, please click here.
Additional USDA Assistance
The USDA has also made additional assistance opportunities available for Mariposa County residents. See below: