More resources for individuals and communities
- Learn more about how different states are impacted by this and other types of flooding, and what you can do to help build flood resilience, by downloading the state factsheet.
- Regional Emergency Coordinators (RECs) build relationships with federal, state, local, tribal, and territorial officials and healthcare representatives to plan effective federal emergency response, and to facilitate coordinated preparedness and response activities for public health and medical emergencies.
- Find contacts for the California Office of Emergency Services
More information about the programs in this report
- The California Water Science Center of the U.S. Geological Survey provides reliable data and scientific analysis to address water issues facing the state today.
- The California Sea Grant Program is a collaboration of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), the State of California and universities across the state to create knowledge, products and services that benefit the economy, the environment and the citizens of California.
- Learn how the CA Sea Grant Program is helping five California communities that are using natural shoreline infrastructure to protect their coastlines from sea-level rise.
- The California Silver Jackets team at the California Department of Water Resources brings together federal, state, regional, and local agencies to focus on the state’s priorities for flood risk management.
|Between 2000 and 2018, floods and flash floods in California caused $3.9 billion in property damages.1||Between 2000 and 2018, floods and flash floods in California caused 90 deaths.1||Flooding is an immediate threat five military facilities in California.3|
|The U.S. Geological Service Water Science Centers fund and conduct water research and monitoring driven by state priorities.
Contact the California offices:
Sacramento, CA: 916-278-3000
San Diego, CA: 619-225-6100
The NOAA National Sea Grant College Program supports coastal communities through research and extension programs shaped by local needs.
Contact the main office:
UCSD, La Jolla, CA: 858-534-4440
Email: [email protected]
|Between 2010 and 2019…
The California Water Science Center4 spent
California Sea Grant5 spent
…on California’s flood research and education priorities.
- NOAA National Centers for Environmental Information. Storm Events Database. Available at: https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/stormevents/. (Accessed: 14th August 2019)
- US Department of Defense. Report on effects of a changing climate. (2019).
- Reichard, S; California Water Science Center. Personal communication. (2019).
- Courtier, C; California Sea Grant. Personal communication. (2019).