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This is an emergency resource and community website for residents of Monterey, CA. Get involved to build resiliency and disaster preparedness in our community! This site is managed by CERV of the Monterey Peninsula and our community partners.

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Happy Father's Day

posted about 1 month ago by CERV from Community Emergency Response Volunteers of the Monterey Peninsula
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And thanks to ALL the firefighters and others who are fighting the the Willow Fire. Our information is that although no containment is reported, the fire did not grow yesterday. No structures impacted or threatened at this time. We've had no requests for help from anyone evacuated yet.

Willow Fire Grows to 2000 acres

posted about 1 month ago by CERV from Community Emergency Response Volunteers of the Monterey Peninsula
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Monitoring this site to respond to needs of evacuees. Smoke impacting many areas in Monterey County and into South Santa Clara County. Stay safe.

Monterey County Sheriff's Office has issued an Evacuation Warning for Arroyo Seco Rd from Millers Ranch at the Carmel Valley Rd junction west to the Arroyo Seco Campground.

posted about 1 month ago by CERV from Community Emergency Response Volunteers of the Monterey Peninsula
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For more information view the evacuation map: https://bit.ly/3gFEpvw Please let people know about this web portal AND if you are an organization already on the site, please monitor it.

Fire Season 2021. Already we're on High Alert.

posted about 1 month ago by CERV from Community Emergency Response Volunteers of the Monterey Peninsula
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Check out CERV's website to prepare for Power Outages [https://www.cerv501c3.org/pages/power-outages-how-to-prepare] and other videos that are specific to Monterey County's most vulnerable residents.
https://www.cerv501c3.org/pages/videos

Mudslides and Debris Flows

posted 4 months ago by CERV from Community Emergency Response Volunteers of the Monterey Peninsula
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We've learned that people in Monterey County have suffered major losses from 2021 winter storms. Mudslides/debris flows have severely damaged multiple personal and business properties. MontereyCo.Recovers.org is a portal that can help connect people with needs and individuals/businesses wanting to help. Let's get the word out. Go to MontereyCo.Recovers.org. You…

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Volunteers needed to support response to covid 19 emergency

posted 5 months ago by CERV from Community Emergency Response Volunteers of the Monterey Peninsula
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Please consider volunteering if you can. Needed health care professionals/ other healthy adults to meet County's continued resource demands. Learn more at https://co.monterey.ca.us/government/departments-a-h/health/diseases/2019-novel-coronavirus-covid-19 Needed

Update 8 p.m. Jan 29th. Some evacuation orders lifted. Temporary Evacuation Points (TEP) now CLOSED

posted 6 months ago by CERV from Community Emergency Response Volunteers of the Monterey Peninsula
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Evacuation Orders lifted for Carmel/River Burn Scars. Dolan not yet, TEPs are now closed

Support for Evacuees.

posted 6 months ago by CERV from Community Emergency Response Volunteers of the Monterey Peninsula
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As of 10 a.m. Wednesday, the American Red Cross continues to work with Monterey County officials to support three Temporary Evacuation Points for those affected by county evacuation orders. The following sites are available for any residents under an evacuation order in need of safety: Carmel Valley Library, 65 W.

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Evacuation Order issued for the Carmel River Lagoon area, including Mission Fields, LIFTED 1/28/2021.

posted 6 months ago by CERV from Community Emergency Response Volunteers of the Monterey Peninsula
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The Monterey County Sheriff’s Office has issued an Evacuation Warning for the Carmel River Lagoon area, including all roads south of Santa Lucia Ave and Mission Fields. Be safe!

Evacuation Order Issued for Dolan Fire Burn Scar Area. Danger Imminent.

posted 6 months ago by CERV from Community Emergency Response Volunteers of the Monterey Peninsula
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Effective : NOW, Jan 26, @ 1 p.m. Orders to evacuate! - Zone A - Big Creek - Zone B1 and B2 - Lucia North and South - Zone C2 - Partington - Zone J - Prewitt Ridge Leave the area during daylight.

8 to 10 inches of rain expected…

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Evacuation Warning Issued for Carmel, River and Dolan Fire Burn Scar Areas

posted 6 months ago by CERV from Community Emergency Response Volunteers of the Monterey Peninsula
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WHEN: Effective January 25th at 4:00 p.m. WHERE: Carmel, River and Dolan Fires burn scar areas WHAT: The Monterey County Sheriff’s Office has issued an Evacuation Warning for areas within and two miles downslope of the Carmel Fire, River Fire, and Dolan Fire burn scars due to the upcoming atmospheric…

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Welcoming 2021

posted 7 months ago by CERV from Community Emergency Response Volunteers of the Monterey Peninsula
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Monterey County residents are caring and resilient. That's WHO we are (and strive to be). Organizations and agencies in Monterey County are well-intentioned, responsive and perhaps most importantly, keep working toward "doing even better". Monterey County residents cherish and respect our diverse cultural and language differences. The outpouring of support…

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Merry Christmas and a Safe Holiday Season

posted 7 months ago by CERV from Community Emergency Response Volunteers of the Monterey Peninsula
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Despite the many disasters and craziness Monterey County residents have faced in 2020 (and continue to struggle with), the MontereyCo.Recovers.org site stands as testimony to the collective resilience, empathy and caring that defines our county's diverse communities.
It's indeed an honor to work alongside so many organizations, agencies and individuals…

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CERV's Disaster Recovery Project - 2020 Wildfires

posted 7 months ago by CERV from Community Emergency Response Volunteers of the Monterey Peninsula
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CERV was awarded a grant from United Way and is now able to provide debit cards (up to $100) or direct payments (up to $1000) to help 2020 wildfire victims. Please help us identify those most in need. Application Process: Complete the form at CERV 2020 Wildfire Support or contact…

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FEMA DEADLINE for Renter Assistance Extended

posted 8 months ago by CERV from Community Emergency Response Volunteers of the Monterey Peninsula
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FOR: Property owners are still dealing with the devastating scar left by the August wildfires in California.
WHAT SHOULD YOU DO? The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has extended its deadline for applications to Nov. 23. Renters who were affected by the wildfires can apply for rental assistance or extend…

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