Monterey County Community Resilience Program

Get assistance: connect with the goods
and services you need.
Send supplies: connect with people
who need them.
Lend a hand: connect with people
who need your help.
Locate or suggest donation centers, shelters, and other recovery resources:
Find Resources »
Orbit_four_columns_lightning-2-1597604063
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.

Community Updates

Volunteers needed to support response to covid 19 emergency

posted 21 days ago by CERV from Community Emergency Response Volunteers of the Monterey Peninsula
No comments yet Labels: information volunteering

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 about 1 month ago by CERV from Community Emergency Response Volunteers of the Monterey Peninsula
No comments yet Labels: information
This update is over 30 days old.

Evacuation Orders lifted for Carmel/River Burn Scars. Dolan not yet, TEPs are now closed

Support for Evacuees.

posted about 1 month ago by CERV from Community Emergency Response Volunteers of the Monterey Peninsula
No comments yet Labels: information
This update is over 30 days old.

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.

Read More

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

posted about 1 month ago by CERV from Community Emergency Response Volunteers of the Monterey Peninsula
No comments yet Labels: information
This update is over 30 days old.

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 about 1 month ago by CERV from Community Emergency Response Volunteers of the Monterey Peninsula
No comments yet Labels: information
This update is over 30 days old.

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…

Read More

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

posted about 1 month ago by CERV from Community Emergency Response Volunteers of the Monterey Peninsula
No comments yet Labels: information
This update is over 30 days old.

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…

Read More

Welcoming 2021

posted 2 months ago by CERV from Community Emergency Response Volunteers of the Monterey Peninsula
No comments yet Labels: information
This update is over 30 days old.

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…

Read More

Merry Christmas and a Safe Holiday Season

posted 2 months ago by CERV from Community Emergency Response Volunteers of the Monterey Peninsula
No comments yet
This update is over 30 days old.

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…

Read More

CERV's Disaster Recovery Project - 2020 Wildfires

posted 3 months ago by CERV from Community Emergency Response Volunteers of the Monterey Peninsula
No comments yet
This update is over 30 days old.

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…

Read More

FEMA DEADLINE for Renter Assistance Extended

posted 4 months ago by CERV from Community Emergency Response Volunteers of the Monterey Peninsula
No comments yet
This update is over 30 days old.

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…

Read More

Debris Removal Phase 2 Paperwork Due 12/15/20.

posted 4 months ago by CERV from Community Emergency Response Volunteers of the Monterey Peninsula
No comments yet Labels: information
This update is over 30 days old.

From the Community Association of Big Sur. Reminder: ALL Property Owners with wildfire debris must submit a Right-of-Entry Permit OR Opt-Out Waiver to the Resource Management Agency by December 15, 2020 @ 5:00pm. Failure to do so will result in abatement. Phase 2 Debris Removal is anticipated to begin December…

Read More

Coleman Fire - Big Sur Area

posted 5 months ago by CERV from Community Emergency Response Volunteers of the Monterey Peninsula
No comments yet Labels: information
This update is over 30 days old.

Fire is now 98% contained. Once again we owe our deep thanks to the fire fighters and other support personnel who responded so quickly AND to Big Sur Kate for keeping us "in the know."

Replacing Personal Documents AFTER a Natural Disaster

posted 5 months ago by CERV from Community Emergency Response Volunteers of the Monterey Peninsula
No comments yet Labels: iniformation
This update is over 30 days old.

This guide provides links and contacts to replace these important documents. All of the organizations listed below offer online resources. If personal computers aren’t available, public libraries and other agencies may have computers available to the general public. To download. Go to DOCUMENTS on this website

FEMA Disaster Assistance Portal

posted 5 months ago by CERV from Community Emergency Response Volunteers of the Monterey Peninsula
No comments yet
This update is over 30 days old.

Monterey County residents impacted by the fires are eligible for FEMA assistance To assess the portal go to https://www.disasterassistance.gov/

FEMA Program Aids Disaster Survivors with Critical Needs

posted 6 months ago by CERV from Community Emergency Response Volunteers of the Monterey Peninsula
No comments yet Labels: information
This update is over 30 days old.

Press Release September 1, 2020 https://www.fema.gov/press-release/20200901/fema-program-aids-disaster-survivors-critical-needs Sacramento, Ca.--Individuals and households who have immediate or critical needs because they are displaced from their primary dwelling by the wildfires may be eligible for a special FEMA financial assistance program. Covered by the Critical Needs Assistance (CNA) program are life-saving and life-sustaining items.…

Read More

I Want to Give

* You will be directed off-site to donate money. Your money is not handled by Recovers. It is handled by community organizers or outside charities, and the payment platform they use to accept your donation.

×