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2019-06-12 23:40 - News Release

The work being done on the Camp Fire recovery is enormous. It is also very complicated since devastation on this scale has never before happened in the State of California. These complications, in turn, create misconceptions that are sometimes spread via social and news media making it difficult to separate myth from fact. In an effort to set the record straight and minimize survivors’ confusion and frustration, FEMA is issuing this weekly report to address the most prominent falsehoods. MYTH: Why won’t FEMA give me a new house?

2019-06-07 16:01 - News Release

SACRAMENTO, Calif. – Immediate Disaster Case Management (IDCM) is a federal program that assists disaster survivors with resources they may not realize are available. The staff works one-on-one with survivors to identify resources for unmet, disaster-related needs and to also assist with a personalized disaster recovery plan. The program is free of charge and available to any Camp Fire survivor.

2019-06-04 00:37 - News Release

The work being done on the Camp Fire recovery is enormous. It is also very complicated since devastation on this scale has never before happened in the State of California. These complications, in turn, create misconceptions that are sometimes spread via social and news media making it difficult to separate myth from fact. In an effort to set the record straight and minimize survivors’ confusion and frustration, FEMA is issuing this weekly report to address the most prominent falsehoods.

2019-06-04 00:22 - News Release

SACRAMENTO, Calif. – Immediate Disaster Case Management (IDCM) is a federal program that assists disaster survivors with resources they may not realize are available. The program pairs non-profit resources with one-on-one case management. “Case managers have access to at least 800 resources,” said Duane Crowder with Magalia Pines Baptist Church, one of the program’s five host sites. “No one’s ever heard of a lot of these organizations. This program is making a difference for people who need help right now.”

2019-05-30 22:29 - News Release

SACRAMENTO, Calif. – The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the Governor’s Office of Emergency Services continue moving ahead with the Temporary Housing sites being constructed in Butte County. The sites under construction will support those households affected by the November Camp Fire.

2019-05-24 19:31 - News Release

When disaster strikes, some will try to take advantage of the most vulnerable. To dispel some of the rumors circulating on the internet and social media about recovery efforts following the 2018 California Wildfires, FEMA is addressing the most common and reoccurring themes: MYTH: If you’re a Camp Fire survivor and your housing situation changes, FEMA can’t help you.

2019-05-24 19:10 - News Release

SACRAMENTO, Calif. – Immediate Disaster Case Management (IDCM) is a federal program that assists disaster survivors with resources they may not realize are available. The program pairs non-profit resources with one-on-one case management. “There’s 700 organizations they (case workers) have access to,” said Duane Crowder with Magalia Pines Baptist Church, one of the program’s four host sites. “This program is making a difference for people who need help right now.”

2019-05-24 18:51 - News Release

SACRAMENTO, Calif. – Immediate Disaster Case Management (IDCM) is a federal program that assists disaster survivors with resources they may not realize are available. The program pairs non-profit resources with one-on-one case management. “There’s 700 organizations they (case workers) have access to,” said Duane Crowder with Magalia Pines Baptist Church, one of the program’s five host sites. “Nobody’s ever heard of a lot of these resources.

2019-05-17 18:48 - News Release

SACRAMENTO, Calif. – Construction on the temporary housing community for displaced Camp Fire survivors in the Gridley Industrial Park is expected to start this week. In making this announcement, federal, state and local officials said Camp Fire survivors are expected to move into the 400 manufactured housing units (MHUs) by late July. To expedite completion of the temporary community, construction on the site will operate 24 hours a day, six days a week.

2019-05-14 21:21 - News Release

When disaster strikes, some will try to take advantage of the most vulnerable. To dispel some of the rumors circulating on the internet and social media about recovery efforts following the 2018 California Wildfires, FEMA is addressing the most common and reoccurring themes:MYTH: FEMA trucks are being used for the debris removal mission in Butte County.