Apply for FEMA Assistance
Registration is open for those affected by wildfires in Clackamas, Douglas, Jackson, Klamath, Lane, Lincoln, Linn, and Marion counties. Register by visiting DisasterAssistance.gov, calling 800-621-3362 or using the FEMA app.
Stay informed by calling 211 or visiting wildfire.oregon.gov. This Oregon Wildfire Resource website includes the latest information and resources available to those affected by wildfires.
If you are in an evacuation zone, heed warnings, and follow local official recommendations without delay. If you are in a safe place, you can help by staying home and off the road.
Additional Information on:
Applying for FEMA Assistance
- Registration is open for those affected by the wildfires in the eight designated counties. If you have phone or internet access, register by visiting disasterassistance.gov, calling 800-621-3362 or using the FEMA app.
- The Major Disaster declaration for the State of Oregon triggered the release of federal funds for Individual Assistance for Clackamas, Douglas, Jackson, Klamath, Lane, Lincoln, Linn, and Marion Counties.
- Do not wait for a fixed location to register for assistance.
- Save your receipts and take photos before you begin the clean-up process. Documentation of losses will help FEMA process your claim.
- Disaster assistance may include grants for temporary housing and home repairs, low-cost loans to cover uninsured property losses, and other programs to help individuals and business owners recover from the effects of the disaster.
- Stay informed by dialing 211 or 866-698-6155. You can also text your zip code to 898211 (TXT211).
- For a list of temporary shelters, see the Red Cross Oregon website.
- Visit ORVOAD.org to find out how to help Oregonians and donate to response organizations.
- Contact your insurance company as soon as possible to discuss homeowner insurance policies and wildfire coverage. Visit Oregon Insurance Commission’s website for information on wildfire insurance resources.
How to be Safe
- Amid wildfire, smoke and erratic weather, the COVID-19 pandemic is still rampant. Face coverings are required in all parts of the state and Oregonians are reminded to maintain social distancing, and wash hands frequently.
- The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration’s Disaster Distress Helpline provides 24/7 counseling and support to people experiencing emotional distress related to disasters. Call SAMHSA’s Disaster Distress Helpline at 800-985-5990 or text TalkWithUs to 66746 to speak to a trained crisis counselor.