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Mobile Registration Intake Center Will Re-open in Oakhurst (Madera County)

SACRAMENTO – A FEMA Mobile Registration Intake Center (MRIC) serving wildfire survivors in Madera County will re-open Tuesday, Dec. 1, for five days. FEMA representatives will be onsite to help assist and support wildfire survivors. At the MRIC survivors can expect to register with FEMA for disaster aid, upload/drop off important documents needed for their application and check their application ...

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Federal Assistance for Wildfire-Damaged Private Bridges and Access Roads

SACRAMENTO – Survivors of the 2020 California wildfires who have wildfire-caused damage to their privately owned bridge or access road may be eligible for financial assistance from FEMA under the Individuals and Households Program (IHP). The assistance is intended to restore access to a primary residence. The following conditions must be met to be eligible for Home Repair Assistance awards ...

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Ten Key Facts About Federal Disaster Assistance

SACRAMENTO – Federal assistance can be an important resource for Californians with uninsured or underinsured property damage due to the recent wildfires. Survivors in Fresno, Los Angeles, Madera, Mendocino, Napa, San Bernardino, San Diego, Shasta, Siskiyou and Sonoma counties have until Dec. 16, 2020, to register for federal disaster assistance. Here are 10 facts about the help that may be ...

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Wildfire Survivors Have One Month Left to Register for FEMA Aid

SACRAMENTO – Individuals and households with losses due to the wildfires in Fresno, Los Angeles, Madera, Mendocino, Napa, San Bernardino, San Diego, Shasta, Siskiyou and Sonoma counties have one month left to register for assistance from FEMA. The deadline is Dec. 16, 2020. FEMA monetary awards help eligible survivors pay for rent, home repair/replacement and many other serious disaster-related needs, ...

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Creek Fire Survivors: FEMA Mobile Registration Intake Center Open in Madera County

SACRAMENTO – A FEMA Mobile Registration Intake Center opens in Madera County Tuesday, Nov. 17, for five days to serve wildfire survivors. The intake center is part of the ongoing response and recovery mission for FEMA and the state of California to assist survivors with disaster information. It is located at Mountain Christian Center Church, 40299 Highway 49, Oakhurst, CA ...

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Alaska Type 2 Incident Management Team Departs California After Two Weeks Managing the Creek Fire

Editor, As the Alaska Type 2 Incident Management Team departs California after two weeks managing the Creek Fire, we would like to extend our thanks to the residents of Fresno, Madera and Mono counties who were impacted by the fire and our presence managing it. Your support, cooperation, patience and resilience has been appreciated and inspiring. We would like to ...

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Tioga-Sequoia Brewing Company Pledges “1% for the Planet” Donation to Creek Fire Recovery Efforts through the Central Sierra Resiliency Fund

The five year commitment provides a $20,000 minimum donation in its first year, plus outreach and volunteerism to empower revitalization efforts from California’s largest recorded wildfire SHAVER LAKE, CALIFORNIA – The Central Sierra Resiliency Council (Resiliency Fund) proudly partners with Tioga-Sequoia Brewing Company (Tioga-Sequoia) to revitalize and restore communities and the more than 379,000 acres of Central Sierra Nevada forest ...

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Creek Fire Update

NORTH FORK – Nov 13, 2020 – Road conditions are gradually improving as snow melts off, but driving is still sketchy in many areas due to the overnight freeze-thaw cycle that creates icy conditions, most notably in the Shaver Lake area. Equipment operators are clearing roads to create access for equipment and crews to work. Scouts continue searching for safe ...

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Yosemite Wilderness Updates

Yosemite National Park – Nov 13, 2020 –  Yosemite is experiencing much needed winter weather conditions, with snow impacting all four wildfires this past week. This will be the final update on the following incidents unless significant change occurs. Road closures are in effect due to weather and snow. Trail closures remain in effect until further notice. Residual smoke may ...

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Free Legal Help Available for Creek Fire Disaster Survivors

SACRAMENTO – Nov 13, 2020 – Free help with disaster-related legal concerns is available to eligible wildfire survivors in Fresno, Los Angeles, Madera, Mendocino, Napa, San Bernardino, San Diego, Shasta, Siskiyou and Sonoma counties. These counties are covered in federal disaster DR-4569 for fires beginning Sept 4. This includes the Bobcat, Creek, El Dorado, Oak, Slater and Valley fires. The ...

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