Southern Oregon & Northern California Wildfire Response, Recovery and Rebuilding Learning Sessions

The 2020 wildfires are record-breaking. Millions of acres in California, Oregon and other parts of the western US, are burning–devastating towns and blanketing communities in thick smoke. This page provides information to help families, organizations, and businesses who have been affected by the fires.

FEMA Updates


Response and Recovery – Zoom Discussions on Moving Forward

Meeting with Barry Long, Urban Design Associates (UDA) The Power of Community Building Planning-Reflection on Planning in Paradise after the Camp Fire
February 22, 2021

From devastation to recovery & rebuilding back better together with Sierra Grossman, Sierra Nevada Brewing Co & Jovanni Tricerri, North Valley Community Foundation, Charles Brooks, Rebuild Paradise Foundation, Oregon Community Foundation
February 8, 2021

Rebuilding Oregon Communities after the Wildfires  meeting with Beth Otto: FEMA, Josh LeBombard: Oregon Department of Land & Conservation Development, John Russell: FEMA & Oregon American Planning Association, Alex Campbell: Oregon Regional Solutions Coordinator, Jason Elzy: Director Jackson County Housing Authority
January 25, 2021

Disaster Rebuilding & Affordable Housing Models- Meeting with Tim Carpenter, Fannie Mae Senior Director & Sidra Goldwater, Senior Advisor, Disaster Recovery & Rebuilding
January 11, 2021

Meeting with FEMA Senior Advisor for Oregon Wildfire Recovery Operations, Joan Rave and Stan Thomas, Oregon State Recovery Coordinator OOEM
December 14, 2020

Meeting with Denise Morgan Gilliam, Federal Disaster Recovery Officer
November 30, 2020

Meeting with Jennifer Thompson, Rebuilding North Bay
November 9, 2020

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