Watch Video Press Conferences
John Vial of the Emergency Operations Center presented an update concerning overall efforts & upcoming deadlines.
Step 2 cleanup will occur in two phases
Learn more about the timeline and progress of wildfire debris cleanup efforts.
New shelter hotline is 833-669-0554
The temporary hotel shelters previously managed by the Red Cross are now operated by the Oregon Dept of Human Services. Wildfire survivors should call 833-669-0554 for help with hotel or meal issues.
For property owners participating in Phase 2 clean-up
Participating property owners must provide information to help crews plan and schedule upcoming wildfire debris cleanup work.
Earn money while helping the recovery effort
Join the wildfire recovery effort as a Debris Monitor. Debris Monitors will be responsible for monitoring the Hauler trucks as they clear debris while documenting their daily activities and ensuring that debris clean-up complies with federal regulations. No experience needed. $14/hour to start. Get more information and apply today!
Extending the rebuilding timeframe helps control the cost of construction, but many insurance policies limit the time a person has to rebuild their home after a fire. The state has negotiated extensions with many insurance companies.
Confidential crisis support for adults and children
Adults and children experiencing emotional distress related to the wildfires can access free, confidential, crisis counseling and support. The Disaster Distress Helpine is available 24/7, 365-day-a-year. Call 1-800-985-5990 or text TalkWithUs to 66746 to connect with a trained crisis counselor.
Build back better with an energy-smart MH
Lost your Manufactured Home to wildfire? It pays to replace it with a new, energy-efficient model. Three sources of cash incentives are available to help fire survivors build back better.
Build back better
The Energy Trust of Oregon offers cash incentives and design assistance to help fire survivors build back stronger with more energy-efficient homes and buildings. Programs for both residential and commercial constructions are available.
Completing a disaster loan application may be crucial to your recovery. Next to insurance, an SBA low-interest disaster loan is the primary source of funds for property repairs and for replacing contents destroyed during the recent Oregon wildfires. Businesses, organizations, and families may be eligible.
Find out what's being done to safeguard water quality and protect public health after the fire.
Deadline to apply was November 30
The deadline to apply for FEMA assistance was Nov. 30, 2020. If you did apply in time, you have 12 months to let FEMA know if your insurance coverage was not enough. If you did not apply in time, other types of assistance may be available.