McKinney Fire Disaster Recovery Resources

disaster assistance news Aug 02, 2022

Our thoughts are with everyone affected by the McKinney Fire Disaster in the Yreka region. We know that many of our local residents are displaced due to evacuations and/or the destruction of their homes and businesses. A State of Emergency in Siskiyou County has been declared, the Women’s Business Center at JEDI is here to support small business owners with resources and guidance to assist in the process of disaster recovery. If you have been impacted by the McKinney Fire, please call our office for more information 1-888-926-6670

If you are a business owner in Siskiyou County, here are ways to be prepared:

If you are displaced, please review the following resources:

United Way

Red Cross Red Cross shelter at the Mariposa Elementary School. To make a donation and get more information:

If you are preparing to return to your business:

  • Immediately check the roof, and put out any fires, sparks, or embers (if accessible).
  • If there is no power, check to make sure the main breaker is on. Fires may cause breakers to trip. If the breakers are on and power is still not available, contact the utility company.
  • ALWAYS contact 911 if any danger is perceived upon re-entry and contact local experts before finally moving back in.

Cal OES is proud to work with local, state, tribal and federal partners to help Californians get on the road to recovery after an emergency. The State Operations Center is currently activated to its highest level to ensure the coordinated response and recovery efforts statewide to provide California communities the resources they need. LINK

The Community Foundation’s North State Wildfire Recovery Fund will support intermediate and long-term recovery efforts for major wildfires within Shasta, Siskiyou and Tehama Counties, as well as preparedness efforts.

Grants from the Wildfire Recovery Fund will aid nonprofits or public agencies who assist individuals who lost housing or belongings, help to rebuild homes, provide case management services, basic needs assistance, mental health services and financial assistance. It will also assist wildfire survivors with supplies, provide firefighters with safety equipment, and/or environmental restoration activities. LINK


If you are looking for help with disaster recovery:

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