Previous Disaster Proclamations

State Emergency Proclamations for California

State of Emergency Due to COVID-19 (Executive Order N-35-20)
Declared 03/21/2020

Statewide Emergency Due to Fires, Extreme Weather Conditions
Declared 10/27/2019

State of Emergency in Sonoma and Los Angeles Counties Due to Fires
Declared 10/25/2019

State of Emergency for San Bernardino County
Declared 7/6/2019

State of Emergency for Ridgecrest Earthquake
Declared 7/4/2019

State of Emergency in Counties Across California Due to Winter Storms
Declared 2/21/2019


For State of Emergency proclamations issued during the tenure of Governor Edmund Brown, Jr., please visit the Proclamations page of the Governor Brown Website Archive.


Federal Disaster Proclamations for California

California COVID-19 Pandemic (DR-4482)
Incident period: January 20, 2020 and continuing
Major Disaster Declaration declared on March 22, 2020

California Earthquakes (EM-3415)
Incident period: July 4, 2019 and continuing
Emergency Declaration declared on July 8, 2019

California Severe Weather Storms, Flooding, Landslides, and Mudslides (DR-4431)
Incident period: February 13-15, 2019
Major Disaster Declaration declared on May 1, 2019

California Wildfires (DR-4407)
Incident period: November 08, 2018
Major Disaster Declaration declared on November 12, 2018

California Wildfires (EM-3409)
Incident period: November 08, 2018
Emegency Declaration declared on November 09, 2018

California Wildfires and High Winds (DR-4382)
Incident Period: July 23, 2018
Major Disaster Declaration declared on August 4, 2018

California Wildfire (EM-3398)
Incident Period: July 23, 2018
Emergency Declaration declared on July 28, 2018

California Wildfires (EM-3396) 
Incident Period: 12/4/2017
Emergency Declaration declared: 12/8/2017

California Wildfires (DR-4344)

Included on the declaration website is information on Designated Counties, how to apply for assistance, and State of California Local Assistance Center locations. Note: there are application deadlines for assistance.

For additional information see: Cal OES Wildfire Resources & Information

California Severe Winter Storms, Flooding, and Mudslides (DR-4308)
Incident period: February 1, 2017 to February 23, 2017
Major Disaster Declaration declared on April 1, 2017

California Severe Winter Storms, Flooding, and Mudslides (DR-4305)
Incident period: January 18, 2017 to January 23, 2017
Major Disaster Declaration declared on March 16, 2017

California Severe Winter Storms, Flooding, and Mudslides (DR-4301)
Incident period: January 3, 2017 to January 12, 2017
Major Disaster Declaration declared on February 14, 2017


For OHP database or contact information on counties impacted by the above listed disasters:

California Historical Resources Information System (CHRIS)

California Certified Local Government Coordinators