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November 23, 2020 is the Last Day to File for U.S. Small Business Administration Wildfire Physical Disaster Damage Loans – 11/23/2020

Posted on November 23, 2020

The deadline to file for U.S. Small Business Administration wildfire disaster loans for physical damage is today, November 23, 2020. Please visit https://disasterloan.sba.gov/ela/Information/ApplyOnline to apply.

Deadline to Seek Federal Disaster Assistance Extended to December 11, 2020 – 11/23/2020

Posted on November 23, 2020

The deadline to register for FEMA assistance has been extended for those impacted by the August Fires. Included counties are: Butte, Lassen, Mendocino, Napa, San Mateo, Santa Clara, Santa Cruz, Solano, Sonoma, Stanislaus, Trinity, Tulare and Yolo. Applicants may register in the following ways: Go online to DisasterAssistance.gov Download the FEMA Mobile App for smartphones...

Government-Sponsored Private Property Debris Removal Program Now Available for Property Owner’s Impacted by the LNU Lightning Complex Fire – 11/12/2020

Posted on November 12, 2020

Government-Sponsored Private Property Debris Removal Program Now Available for Property Owner’s Impacted by the LNU Lightning Complex Fire – Right of Entry Form Required for Participation in the Program SOLANO COUNTY –Residential properties with structures destroyed or significantly damaged by the LNU Lightning Complex fire may now participate in the government sponsored private property fire...

Wildfire Survivors Have Less Than Two Weeks to Apply for Federal Aid – 11/10/2020

Posted on November 10, 2020

Wildfire Survivors Have Less Than Two Weeks to Apply for Federal Aid Individuals and households with losses due to August/September wildfires in Butte,Lake, Lassen, Monterey, Napa, San Mateo, Santa Clara, Santa Cruz, Solano, Sonoma, Trinity, Tulare and Yolo counties have two weeks or less remaining to apply for grants from FEMA or low-interest disaster loans...

Wildfire Survivors Must Apply To Extend Time For FEMA Rental Assistance – 11/10/2020

Posted on November 10, 2020

Wildfire Survivors Must Apply To Extend Time For FEMA Rental Assistance Wildfire survivors who received an initial rental assistance award may be eligible for an extension of that after two months but must request it. Many individuals and households who had to move after their homes were damaged or lost due to August/September wildfires in...

Policyholders Affected by Wildfires Protected from Policy Non-Renewal for One Year – 11/15/2020

Posted on November 5, 2020

Insurance Commissioner Lara Protects More Than 2 Million Policyholders Affected by Wildfires from Policy Non-Renewal for One Year Implements 2018 law he authored giving breathing room to wildfire survivors   Insurance Commissioner Ricardo Lara issued a mandatory one-year moratorium on insurance companies non-renewing or cancelling residential property insurance policies—helping 2.1 million policyholders, or 18 percent...

FEMA Assistance for Fire Damaged Septic Systems and Wells – 10/23/2020

Posted on October 23, 2020

SACRAMENTO, Calif.—Residents of counties designated for federal assistance to individuals and households due to 2020 wildfires may be eligible for a FEMA award for household repairs not usually covered by insurance. This includes repair or replacement of septic systems and wells damaged by wildfires. Settlement of a homeowners insurance policy is the primary source of...

FEMA Extends Deadline to Apply for Disaster Assistance to November 21, 2020 – 10/22/2020

Posted on October 22, 2020

Individuals and households with losses due to the ongoing wildfires in Solano County now have until November 21, 2020 to apply for assistance from FEMA. FEMA grants help eligible survivors pay for rent, home repair/replacement and many other serious disaster-related needs, including replacement or repair of vehicles, funeral expenses, medical or dental expenses and miscellaneous...

Wildfire survivors have 4 weeks to apply for FEMA aid – 09/24/2020

Posted on September 24, 2020

Individuals and households with losses due to the ongoing wildfires in Butte, Lake, Monterey, Napa, San Mateo, Santa Cruz, Solano, Sonoma, and Yolo counties, have four weeks to apply for assistance from FEMA. Oct. 21 is the deadline. FEMA grants help eligible survivors pay for rent, home repair/replacement and many other serious disaster-related needs, including...

CNA Assistance Registration Deadline Extended – 09/09/2020

Posted on September 9, 2020

On September 5, FEMA approved a one-week extension of the deadline for critical needs assistance for eligible survivors who have immediate or critical needs because they are displaced from their primary dwelling. To be considered for this assistance survivors must register with FEMA no later than September 12th. Survivors may apply for disaster assistance: online...

United Policyholders is hosting a Roadmap to Recovery webinar for 2020 Wildfire survivors who have home or renters insurances on Saturday, September 12, at 10:30 a.m. -09/08/2020

Posted on September 8, 2020

United Policyholders is hosting a Roadmap to Recovery webinar for 2020 Wildfire survivors who have home or renters insurances on Saturday, September 12, at 10:30 a.m. The webinar will cover first steps after a wildfire, insurance basics, and tips for successfully navigating the recovery process. Register at: www.uphelp.org/webinar_september12 United Policyholders is a nonprofit insurance claim...

WEBINAR: After the LNU Fires: What should farmers and landowners do? – 09/04/2020

Posted on September 4, 2020

WEBINAR: After the LNU Fires: What should farmers and landowners do? Farmers and small-acreage landowners affected by the LNU Lightning Complex Fires are invited to an online webinar, Thursday, Sept. 10, to discuss what to do on the land and what to avoid. Speakers will cover fire impacts on oak woodlands, rangelands, orchards and vineyards,...

County opens Local Assistance Center in Vacaville; offers in-person support services to residents and property owners impacted by the LNU Lightning Complex fire – 8/29/2020

Posted on August 29, 2020

The Solano County Sheriff’s Office, Office of Emergency Services, in coordination with the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and California Office of Emergency Services (CalOES), have stood up a Local Assistance Center at the Solano Community College campus in Vacaville, located at 2001 North Village Parkway, to support residents impacted by the LNU Lightning Complex...

El Condado comienza la Fase 3 del esfuerzo de repoblación; algunas carreteras permanecen cerradas, actualmente 60 propiedades siguen cerradas debido a problemas de seguridad y cierres de carreteras – 08/29/2020

Posted on August 29, 2020

La Oficina del Sheriff del Condado de Solano, Oficina de Servicios de Emergencia, ha iniciado la Fase 3 (Mapa) del esfuerzo de repoblación, e invita a todos los residentes del Condado, incluidos los de las Fases 1 y 2, a regresar sanos y salvos a sus hogares y propiedades después de ser evacuados debido al...

County begins Phase 3 of repopulation effort; a few roads remain closed, currently 60 properties are still closed off due to safety concerns and road closures – 08/29/2020

Posted on August 29, 2020

The Solano County Sheriff’s Office, Office of Emergency Services, has initiated Phase 3 (MAP) of the repopulation effort, and invites all County residents, including those in Phase 1 and 2, to return safely to their homes and properties after being evacuated because of the LNU Lightning Complex fire. Please note, a few roads will remain...

County begins Phase 2 repopulation process; continues to welcome residents in Phase 1 return to their property – 08/28/2020

Posted on August 28, 2020

The Solano County Sheriff’s Office, Office of Emergency Services, has initiated Phase 2 of the repopulation process, and continues to welcome residents in Phase 1 return safely to their homes and property after being evacuated because of the LNU Lightning Complex fire. Beginning at 8 a.m. this morning, residents in Phase 1 and 2 will...

El condado comienza el proceso de repoblación de la Fase 2;  continúa dando la bienvenida a los residentes en la Fase 1 para que regresen a su propiedad – 08/28/2020

Posted on August 28, 2020

CONDADO DE SOLANO - La Oficina del Sheriff del Condado de Solano, Oficina de Servicios de Emergencia, ha iniciado la Fase 2 del proceso de repoblación y continúa dando la bienvenida a los residentes en la Fase 1 para que regresen seguros a sus hogares y propiedades después de haber sido evacuados debido al incendio...

Repopulation of Evacuated Areas Begins – 08/27/2020

Posted on August 27, 2020

Solano County is beginning to repopulate evacuated areas in phases and will begin with Phase 1 as shown on the map today from 8:00 A.M. – 5:00 P.M. Please read all the information below, as you will be required to do some things before you can return home. A map of the area to be...

#LNUComplex Fire – 08/26/2020

Posted on August 26, 2020

The Solano County Assessor/Recorder and Treasurer-Tax Collector-County Clerk’s Office are working together to assist property owners who may be eligible for property tax relief for the portion of their property that was damaged or destroyed in the LNU Lightning Complex fire.  Please click on “Local Assistance Center/Financial Assistance/Property Tax Relief” to obtain information on the...

#LNUComplex Fire – 08/25/2020

Posted on August 25, 2020

#LNUComplex Fire started on Tuesday evening, August 18, and has been burning through Solano, Napa, Sonoma, Colusa and Lake Counties for the past six (6) days. The fire has consumed more than 350,000 combined acres and is currently twenty-seven (27) percent contained. A total of 50,000 of the combined acres burned is in Solano County....
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