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posted 18 days ago by CERV from Community Emergency Response Volunteers of the Monterey Peninsula
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This site focused on relief efforts after the Soberanes Fire. Many people participated. We received almost 100 diverse requests for assistance are were able to address most of them. We had over 300 people offer to donate or volunteer their time, goods and services. An amazing outpouring from our communities.…

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Chief Cheryl Goetz, a 2017 Recipient of The Jefferson Award.

posted 5 months ago by CERV from Community Emergency Response Volunteers of the Monterey Peninsula
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MontereyCo.Recovers.org gives a BIG BIG Shout Out to Chief Cheryl Goetz, 2017 Recipient of a Jefferson Award. The Jefferson award recognizes ordinary people who do extraordinary things without expectation of recognition.
Chief Goetz has been one of MontereyCo.Recovers.org key partners. For example, she and Jay Goetz helped us distribute potable…

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Update on situation in Big Sur

posted 5 months ago by CERV from Community Emergency Response Volunteers of the Monterey Peninsula
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The communities in the Big Sur area continue to be impacted but are showing amazing resilience.

Highway 1 south has been open to locals for 3 weeks now and propane was delivered to all who needed it. Garbage service has resumed to every other week with a roll off located…

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Update on trail being built in Big Sur

posted 6 months ago by CERV from Community Emergency Response Volunteers of the Monterey Peninsula
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Looks like lots of progress is being made. Have a look at this video.
Trail blazing

Amazing what volunteers and a community can do when needed. Thanks to all and especially Carissa who keeps us updated.

Volunteers Needed in Big Sur to work on walking trail as a "get aound" Pfeiffer Canyon Bridge Closure

posted 7 months ago by CERV from Community Emergency Response Volunteers of the Monterey Peninsula
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NEEDED! Volunteers for one day or several days or weeks to develop a walking trail to get around closure of Pfeiffer Canyon Bridge. Trail Volunteers will need to be able to work 7am to 4:30 pm (one hour lunch, lunch will be provided). Wear Long Sleeves, strong boots, gloves. If…

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Tsunami Preparedness Week! March 27 - 31, 2017

posted 7 months ago by CERV from Community Emergency Response Volunteers of the Monterey Peninsula
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In California, the last week of March is observed as "Tsunami Preparedness Week." Local Emergency Managers have been busy planning and coordinating their tsunami education efforts. Below are a few of the locations where Pebble Beach CSD, Cypress FPD and Carmel Highlands FPD will host tsunami information booths.

Pacific Grove…

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Residents, businesses urged to report storm damage as soon as possible

posted 7 months ago by CERV from Community Emergency Response Volunteers of the Monterey Peninsula
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Did you suffer serious storm damage from recent weather events? Report your damage right away to help the county and residents qualify for federal aid.

Please use the county’s new Virtual Local Assistance Center to access surveys and forms needed for damage reporting. The center also has recovery information, government…

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From the NY Times....Information about Big Sur Area in California Today Section

posted 7 months ago by CERV from Community Emergency Response Volunteers of the Monterey Peninsula
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The NY Times article says.... - "Crews inspected the damaged Pfeiffer Canyon Bridge on Highway 1 in Big Sur last week. Officials said it would have to be replaced. - Many businesses in the coastal community of Big Sur have been effectively cut off from the rest of civilization. -…

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What to do to get some help?

posted 7 months ago by CERV from Community Emergency Response Volunteers of the Monterey Peninsula
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If you were impacted by the Soberanes Fire and recent storms, you can fill out an assessment form.

Go to the Big Sur Storm and Fire Relief Fund on the CPOA website. [http://www.cpoabigsur.org/.]

This is an important step as it will help CPOA establishing the needs and enable CPOA to…

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Situation in Big Sur and Palo Colorado Canyon area

posted 7 months ago by CERV from Community Emergency Response Volunteers of the Monterey Peninsula
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There is a big need for housing on the peninsula especially for families with children who need to go to school.

From Pfeiffer Bridge south to area south of Lucia (a 17 mile stretch of highway where Paul's Slide is, folks are now trapped. The last chance to leave was…

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More rain on the way. MontereyCo.Recovers.org

posted 7 months ago by CERV from Community Emergency Response Volunteers of the Monterey Peninsula
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Hello everyone, We are beginning to get requests for help. A great source of news about what's going on in Big Sur/Palo Colorado Canyon is Big Sur Kate's blog....which most of you already know about. https://bigsurkate.wordpress.com/

Many folks are displaced already and some are looking for housing. We've also been…

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Cautionary Advisory on downed power lines - February 17, 2017

posted 7 months ago by GGayares from Community Emergency Response Volunteers of the Monterey Peninsula
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The County of Monterey has widespread reports of wires down. Local PG&E and fire departments are aware and will respond as units become available. If you see wires down, or on the ground, assume they are energized. Do not approach, leave the area and notify 911.

Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays

posted 9 months ago by CERV from Community Emergency Response Volunteers of the Monterey Peninsula
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Hello to All on MontereyCo.Recovers.org Because of so many of you, we were (and are) able to make a difference in the lives of people impacted from Day 1 of the fire. The recovery process is slow but thanks to community efforts and the resilience of those who lost so…

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Response to request for generators

posted 9 months ago by CERV from Community Emergency Response Volunteers of the Monterey Peninsula
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We've had a nice response to the request for generators. A few more are needed but, as always, folks on this site find a way to solve problems so we know we have 3 so far. Big shout out to the individuals AND communities who find ways to help.

Festival of Trees November 30, 5:30 to 7:30

posted 10 months ago by CERV from Community Emergency Response Volunteers of the Monterey Peninsula
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CERV of the Monterey Peninsula has entered a tree depicting the story of the Soberanes Fire and the Recovery process. It highlights the role of individuals, organizations and communities when we all come together. Come see the tree. It's pretty awesome! Admission includes a glass of wine and Michael's Catering

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