Updates


Deadline to apply for FEMA and Disaster Unemployment Assistance Approaching

posted 16 days ago by lanecoad from Lane COAD
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The deadline to submit Initial Individual Applications to FEMA is Monday, November 16. Please help spread the word that Oregonians in Clackamas, Douglas, Jackson, Klamath, Lane, Lincoln, Linn and Marion Counties affected by the wildfires can register with FEMA to apply for individual assistance. Application information may inform future federal…

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Fire on the River

posted 17 days ago by lanecoad from Lane COAD
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On the night of September 7, the Holiday Farm Fire ignited near milepost 47 on Oregon 126, along the banks of the McKenzie River.

By September 9, the US Forest Service Incident Command reported: “Red Flag conditions have caused explosive fire growth over the past two days on the Holiday…

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Financial assistance from Oregon Salvation Army

posted 23 days ago by lanecoad from Lane COAD
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The Oregon Salvation Army is providing a number of emergency financial assistance programs to Holiday Farm Fire evacuees including utility bills and rental assistance.

Apply online or phone (503) 794-3218 for assistance.

Egan Warming Center sets trainings for Nov. 5 (Zoom), Nov. 7 (in-person), Nov. 10 (Zoom)

posted 24 days ago by JohnQMurray from Lane COAD
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Cold weather has arrived, and Egan Warming Center (EWC) is training new volunteers! Please join us in one of our upcoming Zoom or in-person orientations.

You'll hear about the program, how it works, what volunteers do, what our COVID safety protocols are, and what it's like helping in an emergency…

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Red Cross offers $450 to confirmed fire victims; in Blue River Oct. 28

posted about 1 month ago by JohnQMurray from Lane COAD
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What: Oregon Wildfire Immediate Assistance Event

When: 11am – 6pm Wednesday, October 28, 2020

Where: Takoda Restaurant, 91806 Mill Creek Road, Blue River, OR 97413

The Red Cross is providing $450 to households whose homes were confirmed to have been destroyed or sustained major damage from the recent wildfires in…

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Vaccine Clinics in Eugene, Cottage Grove and Springfield

posted about 1 month ago by lanecoad from Lane COAD
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White Bird Medical will be holding 3 vaccine clinics in coordination with Catholic Community Services, one each Friday through October.

  • On Friday, October 16th White Bird will be in Eugene at the Catholic Community Services (CCS) center at 1464 W 6th Ave, Eugene from 8 am-12 pm. CCS holds their…
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Who is Lane COAD?

posted about 1 month ago by lanecoad from Lane COAD
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The mission of Lane County Community Organizations Active in Disaster (COAD) is to bring together a broad array of community organizations to foster an effective response to the people of Lane County in times of disaster.

  • 211info
  • ALKO Group (Candlewood Suites Eugene/Springfield)
  • American Red Cross
  • Carry It Forward
  • Cascade Manor
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Wildland fire forum Oct. 29 at 7 p.m. on Zoom to feature Eugene/Springfield Fire Chief

posted about 1 month ago by JohnQMurray from Lane COAD
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The online forum Wildland Urban Interface Fire Prevention, Response, and Resilience will be held Oct. 29 at 7 p.m., featuring Eugene/Springfield Fire Chief Chris Heppel; Deputy Chief Amy Linder, and Tim Ingalsbee, wildland firefighter and executive director of Firefighters United for Safety, Ethics and Ecology.

The forum will explore what…

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Recovering from the Emotional Aftermath of the Wildfires - Oct. 14, 6 p.m., Walterville

posted about 1 month ago by JohnQMurray from Lane COAD
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Green Cross will give a presentation at McKenzie Valley Presbyterian Church in Walterville on Wednesday, Oct. 14, at 6 p.m. addressing the emotional recovery of direct victims (lost homes and frightening evacuations) as well as indirect victims (survivor's guilt and changed communities).

We are the white church on the highway…

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CARES Center provides resources to Eugene/Springfield residents

posted about 1 month ago by JohnQMurray from Lane COAD
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The new Community Aligned Resources for Eugene/Springfield (CARES) Center opened its doors last week.

The new CARES Center provides food, home goods, toiletries and other supplies for people who experience a disability, families who have a child with a disability, as well as other people in need in Eugene and…

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Banner Bank offers interest-free loans to fire victims ($1,000 to $5,000, 36 months)

posted about 1 month ago by JohnQMurray from Lane COAD
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Banner Bank interest free fire loans - apply by Oct. 30

(from their leaflet) We understand the stress of having your personal property damaged or destroyed by fire. We know there are agencies out there to help you, but if funding is not yet available, we are here to help.…

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Wildfire disaster recovery for renters and owners - English and Spanish

posted about 1 month ago by JohnQMurray from Lane COAD
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DevNW is officially launching their wildfire disaster recovery services. They are providing services in English and Spanish for renters and owners (of both stick-built and manufactured housing) and aiming to keep entry as low-barrier as possible. (Flyers with more information and steps on how to connect are available.)

A DevNW…

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Help Lane County Earn Matching Funds for Non-profit Efforts

posted about 1 month ago by lanecoad from Lane COAD
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Dear COAD Members

In order to increase our overall funding for Lane County from FEMA, we ask that all member agencies track their volunteer hours for this event, including any grassroots community volunteers. This will prepare us to apply for FEMA matching funds when available for our most impacted communities.…

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NOTICE: Household Hazardous Waste Cleanup Deadline October 16

posted about 1 month ago by lanecoad from Lane COAD
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Help us get the word out - the EPA is looking to start with Household Hazardous Waste Cleanup later this month. All property owners must fill out and sign the Rights of Entry (ROE) forms. The deadline for ROE submission is Oct. 16th

County residents should go to the Holiday

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Community Resilience Toolkits

posted about 1 month ago by lanecoad from Lane COAD
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Lane County has developed a series of toolkits to provide a variety of resources designed to aid community healing in response to COVID-19 and the wildfires. These tools will enhance resilience and promote recovery from stress caused by the pandemic and its economic consequences. The Toolkits are interactive, addresses specific…

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