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  SACRAMENTO, Calif. – Immediate Disaster Case Management (IDCM) is a federal program that assists disaster survivors with resources they may not realize are available. The program pairs non-profit resources with one-on-one case management. It is being offered at four locations next week across Butte County. Please note, the Butte County Employment Center is a...

California Wildfires Fact vs. Myth When disaster strikes, some will try to take advantage of the most vulnerable. To dispel some of the rumors circulating on the internet and social media about recovery efforts following the 2018 California Wildfires, FEMA is addressing the most common and reoccurring themes: MYTH: FEMA will repair private roads in...

04242019 - Butte County Septic Information

PG&E Campfire Rebuild: Key Customer Contacts General Questions: (Not Rebuild Specific) pge.com 1-800-743-5000 General Rebuild Questions: pge.com/campfire 1-800-743-5000 rebuild@pge.com Wood Debris: pge.com/wilfireresources 1-888-421-1700 wildfiresafety@pge.com Starting Services: pge.com/cco 1-877-743-7782 Community Wildfire Safety Program: pge.com/cwsp 1-866-743-6589 Advanced Energy Rebuild: (Energy Efficiency) cahp-pge.com rebuild@pge.com Claims: pge.com/claims 1-415-973-4548 lawclaims@pge.com Click here for Printable Flyer

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif.— Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) today announced it will increase financial incentives for energy-efficient construction practices in homes or businesses rebuilt after a wildfire. Customers participating in the Advanced Energy Rebuild initiative will receive incentives to adopt building practices now that will become required for all new construction in 2020. The...

EE Wildfire News Release 2019 final

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Paradise Issues First Re-Build Permit Thursday March 28, 2019 PARADISE CA - A major milestone in recovery after the Camp Fire is being reached this week, as the Town of Paradise prepares to issue its first building permit after the November 8, 2018 Camp Fire. On Thursday March 28, 2019, the Town of Paradise Building...

The living situation prior to the disaster is the living situation that is expected to be post disaster within the program confines. FEMA accepts one application per household. A roommate or boarder can obtain temporary housing assistance separate from the household, if they can demonstrate a commercial relationship OR a formal agreement. The survivor will...

FEMA’s Other Needs Assistance (ONA) program can help offset the cost of a funeral, medical, dental, automobile repair and other needs that may not be covered under insurance. Also, the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) is the primary source of disaster recovery funds, excluding insurance, by offering low-interest disaster loans to businesses, private nonprofit organizations,...

Not at this time. FEMA does not own commercial parks. FEMA temporary housing communities are strictly for FEMA MHUs and travel trailers. These sites are designed to meet federal, state, county and local codes/ordinances and are being built to allow for a specific number of THUs.

Yes, under certain conditions. The property must pass an onsite inspection and state/local environmental tests, which could include soil testing. The site must also meet all state, county and local codes and ordinances, along with meeting federal requirements for electric, water, sewage, etc. The property must be large enough to place the THU without impeding...

Survivors should work with FEMA case managers for solutions. From the moment survivors takes occupancy of a THU, Recertification Advisers work with them to create a personal recovery plan and identify the steps needed to reach their goals (ex: rebuild, relocation, etc.). FEMA Recertification Advisors also work one-on-one with survivors to link them with federal,...

As stated in the Stafford Act, all FEMA disaster assistance is provided without discrimination on the grounds of race, color, sex (including sexual harassment), religion, national origin, age, disability, limited English proficiency, economic status, or retaliation. FEMA’s primary goal is to help survivors find safe, secure, and sustainable housing FEMA gives preference to survivors who...

FEMA projects nearly 1,000 Temporary Housing Units (THUs) as part of the housing mission for survivors of the 2018 California wildfires. That includes: Nearly 600 THUs in FEMA temporary housing communities (522 Manufactured Housing Units [MHU] and 61 travel trailers.) 371 units placed on pads leased by FEMA in commercial sites outside the burn area. 14 units are...

FEMA embarks on a housing mission only after every other housing option has been reviewed and exhausted. In Butte County: FEMA’s primary goal is to help survivors find safe, secure, and sustainable housing. There are no unoccupied, readily available sites for temporary housing communities; therefore, the sites must be constructed, which includes pouring the foundation...

BUTTE COUNTY, Calif. – Butte County and the Town of Paradise mailed Courtesy Notices to property owners who have not signed up for debris removal to encourage them to comply with local codes and enter one of the debris removal programs. Failure to participate in a debris removal program is a violation of local code...

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