California Wildfires (DR-4610)
On August 24th, 2021, President Biden declared that a major disaster exists in the State of California and ordered Federal aid to supplement State, tribal, and local recovery efforts in the areas affected by wildfires beginning on July 14, 2021, and continuing.
People in the following counties are eligible to receive federal disaster assistance:
A toll-free legal aid hotline is now available for those in California impacted by these wildfires. Survivors facing legal issues may call (888) 382-3406 to learn of the available civil legal resources in their area.
Click here for the full press release on whitehouse.gov.
*Tehama and Trinity counties were added on September 21, 2021.
A disaster legal aid hotline is now available for survivors of the fires in California in Lassen, Nevada, Placer, Plumas, Tehama, and Trinity Counties (additional counties may be added) under DR-4610-CA. Disaster survivors facing legal issues related to the fires and who are unable to afford a lawyer may call the hotline at (888) 382-3406. Callers may also leave a message.
For more information, you can read the full press release here.