Recovery | Rebuilding | Resources
Criminals often try to take advantage of disaster survivors by posing as aid workers, charities, insurance agents, or government officials. Real aid workers never ask for money and always carry official identification.
John Vial of the Emergency Operations Center presented an update concerning overall efforts & upcoming deadlines.
Even those who have insurance may be eligible, but you must register before the deadline. FEMA may be able to cover gaps in insurance benefits for qualified applicants.
If you lost your job or had hours reduced as a direct result of the fires, you may be able to get Disaster Unemployment payments, even if you’re not eligible for regular unemployment benefits. The deadline to apply is Oct. 23, 2020. Learn more in English or Spanish.
What to do if insurance isn't covering all your losses, or if you're feeling mistreated by your insurance company.
What does cleanup cost? Does government pay, or insurance? Should I let a contractor do the work now?