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City of Santa Rosa Opens Resilient City Rebuilding Permit Center

Expanded permit center provides recovery assistance  in aftermath of wildfires for efficient and expedited rebuilding process . The City of Santa Rosa has opened a new Resilient City Permit Center for property owners affected by the Sonoma County wildfires. This new permit center is in addition to the existing permit center and provides similar services, … Continued

County Disaster CalFresh Benefits Total $1.5 million

SANTA ROSA, CA — For low-income Sonoma County residents and families living paycheck to paycheck, the fires left several financial worries in their wake. For more than 2,100 households, immediate help was needed to buy enough food to feed their families. To keep already distressed residents from going hungry, the Sonoma County Human Services Department … Continued

Flood After Fire: The Increased Risk

SACRAMENTO, California. – After some of the costliest fires in California’s history, you might not be thinking about buying flood insurance. But, the time to buy flood insurance is now Areas that traditionally are not flood prone are at risk due to changes to the landscape caused by fire. Large scale fires like the ones … Continued

FEMA Temporary Housing Units Coming

The County of Sonoma and City of Santa Rosa are working with state and federal partners to provide safe, immediate, transitional, and long-term housing to assist residents who were displaced by the recent tragic fires and stabilize the immediate housing crisis faced by residents. It is estimated that nearly 5,000 residential units were destroyed in … Continued

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