Community Assisting Recovery Inc., a Southern California-based nonprofit
organization, provides documents and information that can be downloaded
at no cost to help disaster victims take care of issues such as taking a
personal property inventory and filing an insurance claim.
Claiming a Disaster Related Loss Instructions on how to claim (on a California tax return) a casualty
loss from a disaster that occurred in an area declared a disaster by
the president of the United States.
From the Red Cross
The American Red Cross provides information on shelter locations,
information on affected areas and disaster safety information. The Red
Cross hotline is (866) 438-4636. You can register online
for services from your local Red Cross Chapter.