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Flood Recovery Resources

San Diego County has experienced record-breaking rainfall and flooding, and it is important to be prepared for the next storm. Below, you will find up-to-date resources that can help you prepare for future flooding and extreme weather events, as well as information on where you can go for help if you experienced any property damage from rain or floods. (updated Jan. 2024)

Local Assistance Center

The County of San Diego has opened a temporary center for people who have been impacted by the storm and flooding across the county at the Spring Valley Library, located at 836 Kempton St, Spring Valley, CA 92977. This walk-in resource center will be open 10am to 7pm Monday through Wednesday, and will include:

  • More than a dozen County departments providing resources on flood recovery
  • Representatives from various state assistance programs, like MediCal, CalFresh, and CalWORKs
  • Representatives from state agencies including the DMV, Contractors State License Board, and Department of Insurance
  • Relief from organizations including The American Red Cross, San Diego Voluntary Organizations Active in Disaster, and San Diego Gas and Electric

Click here to read the County’s full press release on the center.

San Diego Emergency Alert System

To receive the most updated emergency information as the next round of rain hits the forecast, visit the Alert San Diego website and download the SD Emergency app. These programs are maintained by the County of San Diego and are updated continuously with the most current and relevant information. Click here to visit the Alert San Diego website.

2-1-1 San Diego Flood Recovery Resources

211 San Diego is a local nonprofit organization whose entire job is to connect San Diegans to valuable community, health, and disaster resources. They are available by phone 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, and they maintain an expansive and updated database of available services. You can click here to visit their website and browse resources, or call 2-1-1 to speak to a real person on their resource hotline.

Sandbags Available in Your Area
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Click on the name of the city in which you live for information on where to find sandbags ahead of the upcoming rainy days:

San Diego | Carlsbad | Encinitas | Coronado | Solana Beach | Del Mar | San Diego County

MTS Service Alerts & Detours

Many MTS bus and trolley routes are experiencing disruptions in service due to the weather. To view current transit alerts and detours, you can click here to visit the MTS website and check if your route is disrupted.

Storm Damage Reporting

 If you are a resident of San Diego County and experienced damage to your property due to the flooding from the recent storms, you can report that damage to the County through an online survey, which will assist the County in requesting state and federal relief aid. This voluntary form does not guarantee that you will receive any disaster relief assistance, nor is it a substitute for filing a claim with your insurance, but it is a great help to County staff as they move through the process of requesting disaster aid for residents. Click here to access the survey.

City of San Diego Storm Response and Recovery Webpage

The City of San Diego has created a “Storm Response and Recovery” webpage that puts many important resources in one easy place for residents to access. For information on inclement weather shelters, power outages, lost or damaged vehicles, and more storm-related concerns, click here to browse the information provided by the City.

Legal Aid Society of San Diego

The Legal Aid Society of San Diego has created a helpful document for tenants and landlords who may have experienced property damage due to flooding. If you have questions about any damage to your rental property, click here to view the resources and information compiled by the Legal Aid Society.