Previous Disaster Proclamations

State Emergency Proclamations for California

State of Emergency Due to Fires
Declared 8/18/2020

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 Wildfires (DR-4569-CA)
Incident Period: September 4, 2020 and continuing
Major Disaster Declaration declared on October 16, 2020

California Wildfires (DR-4558-CA)
Incident Period: August 14, 2020 and continuing
Major Disaster Declaration declared on August 22, 2020 

DR-4558-CA Amendment 001
This amendment adds Monterey County to those areas identified in the major disaster declaration of August 22, 2020 (DR-4558-CA).

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

For additional information see: Cal OES Wildfire Resources & Information


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