Camp Fire Recovery


It’s again time for our weekly check-in with representatives from some of the lead agencies attempting to help Camp Fire survivors. Earlier today we received updates from Debra Young, a public information officer from the Federal Emergency Management Agency, or FEMA, Justin Jacobs, representing the California Governor’s Office of Emergency Services, Colette Curtis spokeswoman for the town of Paradise and Butte County Spokeswoman Casey Hatcher.


It’s again time for our weekly check-in with representatives from some of the lead agencies attempting to help Camp Fire survivors.

 

Earlier today we received updates from Debra Young, a public information officer from the Federal Emergency Management Agency, or FEMA, Justin Jacobs, representing the California Governor’s Office of Emergency Services and Colette Curtis spokeswoman for the town of Paradise and Butte County Spokeswoman Casey Hatcher.

 

This week, Colette Curtis starts us off with signs more ridge residents are eager to rebuild.  

 


It’s again time for our weekly check-in with representatives from some of the lead agencies attempting to help Camp Fire survivors. Earlier today we received updates from Debra Young, a public information officer from the Federal Emergency Management Agency, or FEMA, Justin Jacobs, representing the California Governor’s Office of Emergency Services and Colette Curtis spokeswoman for the town of Paradise and Butte County Spokeswoman Casey Hatcher.


Repair and reconstruction continues in the Camp Fire’s wake. County officials have opened a part time satellite permit center on the ridge which should be especially convenient for Magalia residents, meanwhile, in the valley, the first families are moving into a long awaited FEMA housing site and, your questions. 

 

It’s time for our weekly check in with representatives from agencies assisting Camp Fire survivors. Joining us: Debra Young of FEMA, Justin Jacobs with CalOES, and Casey Hatcher of Butte County, we’ll start with Colette Curtis of the town of Paradise. 

 

Significant hurdles remain ahead but officials have made progress this past week on finding some solution for removing hazardous trees on private lots. Money for the first step in building a sewer system on the ridge, preparing planning and environmental documents is being assembled, and after a very long wait, the FEMA group housing site just south of Chico is preparing to open fully.

It’s time once again for our weekly check in with representatives from some of the lead agencies attempting to help Camp Fire survivors get back on their feet. We speak with Mike Peacock from FEMA, Justin Jacobs of CalOES, Casey Hatcher for Butte County and Colette Curtis with the town of Paradise.  


More debris was cleared, more home sites are ready for rebuilding while Paradise prepares its first post-fire budget and launches monthly informational meetings. 

 

 

It’s time once again for our weekly check in with representatives from some of the lead agencies attempting to help Camp Fire survivors get back on their feet. Earlier today we received updates from Mike Peacock, a public information officer from the Federal Emergency Management Agency, or FEMA, Justin Jacobs of the California Governor’s Office of Emergency Services perhaps better known as CalOES and Colette Curtis with the town of Paradise.  

Rebuilding is happening and gathering speed. A new, ultra-low interest loan program is announced by the US Department of Agriculture, along with direct cash grants for lower income individuals age 62 and older...and FEMA’s largest site, with roughly 400 trailers will soon welcome its first families. 

 

You can find a direct link to the USDA’s loan and grant program right here.

Debris removal continues apace, FEMA welcomes more families into temporary housing and Paradise officials say the pace of reconstruction is speeding up. It’s time for our weekly check in with federal state and local government representatives about recovery from the Camp Fire. 

First home move ins…Debris removal passes 60%...Despite threats and warnings, you can STILL sign up for free debris removal or alternative program…FEMA trailers soon, really…. 

 

Our weekly check in call with officials from Paradise, Butte County, CalOES and FEMA about progress, issues and problems as the region recovers from the Camp Fire. 

 


It’s been 8 months since the Camp Fire devastated Paradise and its surrounding communities in Butte County. Each Thursday at 6:35 p.m. NSPR brings you an update from the agencies involved in the recovery process. 

 

Earlier today NSPR’s Sarah Bohannon spoke with Justin Jacobs from the California Governor’s Office of Emergency Services (CalOES), Casey Hatcher with Butte County, Collette Curtis with the Town of Paradise and Debra Young with the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). Young started the call with an update on FEMA housing.  

 

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