Apply for FEMA even if you have insurance

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.

Oct 23 Deadline to apply for Disaster Unemployment

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.

Latest Updates from County and Red Cross Officials

Watch video from Oct. 12 press conference

John Vial (EOC) presented updates and information on debris cleanup, Right of Entry Forms deadlines, and greenway efforts.

Fire insurance claims - Know your rights

What to do if insurance isn't covering all your losses, or if you're feeling mistreated by your insurance company.

Cleanup costs and insurance

What does cleanup cost?  Does government pay, or insurance?  Should I let a contractor do the work now?

Debris Removal Right-of-Entry Form

Form submission deadline extended to October 23, 2020

If you want government to lead and help pay for removal of hazardous waste and debris from your property, you must complete a Right of Entry form to grant permission for the removal to occur.