L.A. County Disaster Preparedness and Recovery Resources

Disaster Recovery Assistance News and Updates

Rebuild or reevaluate your business plans after a disaster

Getting your business back on track after a disaster—even if you have a recovery plan in place—can be difficult. As you begin to make critical decisions about the future of your business, consider these tips: Assess damage and feasibility of re-opening Closely examine the extent of the damage to your business property and contact your [...]

Protecting Yourself After a Disaster

UPDATED on 12/30/19  On October 25, 2019 California Governor Gavin Newsom declared a state of emergency in Los Angeles County due to the Tick fire. We remind affected consumers to beware of being overcharged and businesses to avoid violating price gouging laws. On December 23, 2019, Governor Newsom extended price gouging protections for communities across California that [...]

Do your research before you donate online

After a disaster or tragedy occurs, most people will look for ways to help those affected. In our online, connected society, it’s simple to donate money to any anyone anywhere with a click of a button. Unfortunately, well-known incidents also bring about scammers who will try to take advantage of well-intentioned people who want their […]