Disaster Assistance

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NOTE: At this time there is no disaster assistance to cover losses due to smoke taint. NVG is advocating for you and encourages you to reach out to legislators to request additional assistance.


The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA)

USDA has announced the availability of assistance for agricultural producers affected by the recent wildfires. Seek assistance from your local NRCS representative - Evelyn Denzin (707-690-3126)

Disaster Resource Center - central source of assistance information that utilizes a searchable knowledge base of disaster-related resources from USDA and other disaster assistance organizations

Disaster Assistance Discovery Tool - specifically targeted to rural and agricultural issues that generates personalized results identifying which USDA disaster assistance programs can help them recover from a natural disaster

Emergency Loan Program - provides eligible farmers low-interest loans to help them recover from production and physical losses.  For production losses, a 30% reduction in a primary crop in a designated or contiguous county is required; losses to quality, such as receiving a 30% reduced price for damaged crops, may be eligible for assistance, too

Tree Assistance Program (TAP) - Growers who have lost vineyards due to fire and smoke must apply within 90 days for assistance from

Emergency Conservation Program - Cost share program for rehabilitating farmland and conservation structures with a payment limitation of $500K per person

Contact Information:

Davis Regional Office

Jeff Yasui, Director

Leave message at 530-792-5870

Email RSOCA@USDA.gov

Small Business Administration (SBA) Disaster Loans

SBA Loans - available to businesses to repair or replace disaster-damaged property, inventory, and supplies

Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)

FEMA - disaster assistance for Napa County residents impacted by wildfires

Napa County

Virtual Local Assistance Center (LAC) - The main Local Assistance Center (LAC) is located at the County's Health & Human Services campus at 2751 Napa Valley Corporate Drive, Building A. Napa, CA 94558. Services are available in English and Spanish by appointment or through limited first come first served basis. The Center is open to provide response from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. seven days a week. 

Residents seeking in person assistance at the LAC are reminded to wear a mask and practice physical distancing COVID-19 guidelines. If you do not have a mask, one will be provided for you. To schedule an appointment, please register below or call (707) 299-2190.


Disaster Assistance for Employees

Other Disaster Assistance Resources