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Sonoma County Board of Supervisors to Host Recovery Workshops

  SANTA ROSA, CA—The Sonoma County Board of Supervisors invites community members to attend and provide input to guide post-fire recovery efforts at three upcoming public workshops. Each workshop will focus on a different topic, including Housing, Natural Resources, Economic Development, Health and Human Services, and Infrastructure. Topic areas will be discussed on the following … Continued

Santa Rosa Disaster Recovery Center to Become SBA Disaster Loan Outreach Center

SACRAMENTO, Calif. – The State/Federal Disaster Recovery Center in Santa Rosa will convert to a U.S. Small Business Administration Disaster Loan Outreach Center. The center will continue to operate at the Press Democrat Building beginning Friday, Dec. 29, 2017 at 9 a.m. “At this stage of the recovery process, the emphasis for assistance is to meet … Continued

Fraud Alert: Fire Debris Removal Fraudulent Bills

Fraudulent bills for fire debris removal have been reported by property owners in Mendocino County who are participating in the state-sponsored fire debris removal program. While no instances have been reported in Sonoma County, both the County of Sonoma and the City of Santa Rosa want residents to be aware of the potential scam. If … Continued

Map Identifies Areas at Risk of Flooding, Mudflows In Aftermath of Wildfires

Multiple agencies working collaboratively to warn residents of risk of flooding and mudflows in identified medium and high risk burn areas SANTA ROSA, CA – The devastating October wildfires that swept through Sonoma County created a significant flood risk for people living in and nearby the burned areas until vegetation is restored. In order to … Continued

Disaster Recovery/SBA Loan Outreach Centers Will Close For the Holiday

SACRAMENTO, Calif. – Two Disaster Recovery Centers (DRC) in Sonoma County will be closed Dec. 23-25 in observance of the holiday weekend. The centers will reopen on Tuesday, Dec. 26, and remain open through Thursday, Dec. 28, from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. daily. Both centers will close permanently at 6 p.m. on Thursday, Dec. … Continued

Applicants Can Revisit the Decision on FEMA Disaster Assistance

SACRAMENTO, Calif. – Survivors of the October wildfires may still be able to qualify for disaster assistance even if they receive a letter from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) or the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) saying they are not eligible. Often it’s a matter of needing to submit more information so FEMA or … Continued

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