San Diego disaster declaration

STATE OF EMERGENCY DECLARED FOR SAN DIEGO AND FOUR OTHER COUNTIES DUE TO STORM DAMAGE

By Miriam Raftery

July 22, 2015 (San Diego’s East County) – Today, Lieutenant Governor Gavin Newsom issued a proclamation declaring a state of emergency for five southern California counties including San Diego due to damage from severe storms starting July 18 that caused “flash flooding, mudslides, and fires ignited by lightning strikes, resulting in damage to roads, highways, and other infrastructure and the evacuation of residents.” (Read the proclamation: http://gov.ca.gov/news.php?id=19049 )

The emergency declaration applies to Imperial, Kern, Los Angeles, Riverside, San Bernadino and San Diego Counties. 


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COUNTY SEEKS AID FOR STORM DAMAGE


Local municipalities report $6 million in damage to public property, including $1 million in unincorporated areas

 

December 28, 2010 (San Diego)--County of San Diego Chief Administrative Officer Walt Ekard issued a proclamation of a local emergency today, clearing the way to ask for state help to address the several million dollars of damage inflicted by the storms Dec. 18- 22.


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