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(SAN BERNARDINO, Calif.) — The state of California has declared a state of emergency in the wake of the San Bernardino terrorist attacks that killed 14 and injured 26, according to the governor.

The proclamation, from Gov. Edmund Brown, is designed to “help the community as it recovers from the December 2, 2015 terrorist attack,” the documents said.

Shooters Syed Farook and his wife Tashfeen Malik opened fire on the Inland Regional Center that day during a holiday party for the San Bernardino Department of Public Health. The shooters were later killed in a gun battle with police.

According to the document, the California Department of health with assist the local department until staffing levels return to normal and the state’s Office of Emergency Services will give assistance to the local government.

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