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Learn more below about resources and services that may available to those affected by wildfires in California. For survivors of the 2022 wildfires, please visit the 2022 Wildfire Incidents page to learn about specific help available. 

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  • Remembering Mount St. Helens: Stay Prepared for Volcanic Events May 18, 2024
    At 9:15 a.m. on May 18, 1980, Mount St. Helens erupted, unleashing ash-filled clouds and tragically taking the lives of many. Over 40 years since, this anniversary serves as a poignant reminder of the ongoing efforts by the California Governor’s Office of Emergency Services (Cal OES) to ensure preparedness for future eruptions. California is home […]
  • Family Emergency Plan: Life-Saving Preparedness May 17, 2024
    Disasters can create chaos and confusion. If you aren’t prepared when an emergency happens, you may make decisions that could further compromise your safety. It doesn’t matter if it’s extreme heat, flooding, or wildfires; the more prepared you are the better. Creating a disaster plan can protect you and your loved ones. Both FEMA and […]