Mudslides and Debris Flows

posted 27 days 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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Merry Christmas and a Safe Holiday Season

posted 4 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 4 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 5 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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FEMA Disaster Assistance Portal

posted 6 months ago by CERV from Community Emergency Response Volunteers of the Monterey Peninsula
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Monterey County residents impacted by the fires are eligible for FEMA assistance To assess the portal go to https://www.disasterassistance.gov/

Local Assistance Center Opening SUNDAY, Aug 30 - September 5th. 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. MONTEREY CONFERENCE CENTER.

posted 7 months ago by CERV from Community Emergency Response Volunteers of the Monterey Peninsula
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Help is available for those impacted by our Monterey County fires. Partners: Monterey County, FEMA, California Office of Emergency Service LOCATION: 1 Portola Plaza in Monterey. Parking next to the center. Free of charge.

Evacuation Centers

posted 8 months ago by CERV from Community Emergency Response Volunteers of the Monterey Peninsula
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Monterey Conference Center converted to evacuation shelter MONTEREY, Calif. (KION)

The Monterey Conference Center is now a fully-staffed evacuation shelter.

The conference center opened Friday as an evacuation center but is now equipped to take in a large amount of evacuees fleeing fires burning in Monterey County.

150 cots and…

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

posted almost 4 years 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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SBA Outreach Center offers disaster assistance to Soberanes Fire victims

posted over 4 years ago by CERV from Community Emergency Response Volunteers of the Monterey Peninsula
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SBA representatives are on hand at the Disaster Loan Outreach Center in Monterey County to help businesses and residents affected by the Soberanes Fire. The low-interest federal disaster loans are available to businesses, most private nonprofit organizations, homeowners and renters whose property was damaged or destroyed, said SBA’s Fresno District…

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August 28 - Folktale Winery & Vineyards - Fundraiser

posted over 4 years ago by GGayares from Community Emergency Response Volunteers of the Monterey Peninsula
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Folktale Winery will be hosting a fundraiser on August 28th from 2pm-6pm. 100% of the proceeds will be donated to Coast Property Owners Association (CPOA) to aid those affected by the fires in our community.

We will be hosting a concert, chef tasting bites by local restaurants, wine tasting by…

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Evacuation Orders for Cachagua effective immediately

posted over 4 years ago by CERVboard from Community Emergency Response Volunteers of the Monterey Peninsula
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Effective immediately, the Monterey County Sheriff’s Department has placed portions of the community of CACHAGUA and TASSAJARA under EVACUATION WARNING, which includes: All residences South of the intersection of E. Carmel Valley Rd. at San Clemente Dr. and extending to the intersection of E. Carmel Valley Rd. at Tassajara Rd.…

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Mid-Coast Fire Brigade

posted over 4 years ago by pgcaptain from PG CERT
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To those who are interested in directly offering food or other items to firefighters, the Mid-Coast Fire Brigade is entirely volunteer and thus able to accept such assistance. For more info, you can check their website at: http://www.midcoastfirebrigade.org/

Monterey Co. Office of Emergency Services partners with Recovers

posted over 4 years ago by Dickjbower from County of Monterey, CA - Office of Emergency Services
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The Monterey County Office of Emergency Services would like to thank Community Emergency Response Volunteers (CERV) of Monterey for their partnership in managing the Recovers.org response to the ongoing Soberanes Fire in Monterey County. The fire fight is far from over and there will likely be many more people in…

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Soberanes Fire Fund

posted over 4 years ago by GGayares from Marina Recovers Squad
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The Community Foundation for Monterey County created the Soberanes Fire Fund to assist local communities in need: www.cfmco.org/soberanesfire

FEMA App

posted over 4 years ago by GGayares from Marina Recovers Squad
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Take your preparedness to the digital level! Establish emergency meeting locations for you and your family, access disaster resources such as a shelter locator, and get tips on organizing disaster supplies. Download the FEMA Federal Emergency Management Agency app now:

Android: http://bit.ly/2a4UFBD

Apple: http://apple.co/1ynB61F

Blackberry: http://blck.by/2aevrjX