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Shelters Welcome Camp Fire Survivors


RUMORS OF ALL SHELTERS BEING FULL … ARE
JUST THAT… RUMORS. THE TRUTH IS… THERE IS A LOT OF ROOM AT
SEVERAL SHELTERS… WHO’S DOORS ARE OPEN AND WAITING FOR CAMP FIRE SURVORS AS YOU CAN SEE … THERE ARE EVACUEES WHO
ARE TAKING ADVANTAGE OF THE SHELTERING HERE … BUT THERE IS PLENT OF ROOM AT THIS ONE
IN ADDITION TO BRICK AND MORTAR WALLS AND ROOFS… THERE’S THREE HOTS AND A COT — HOT
MEALS AND PLACE TO SLEEP. THERE ARE A LOT OF SERVICES BEING OFFERED
HERE. SPIRITUAL AND MENTAL HEALTH … MEDICAL SERVICES
INCLUDING FREE FLU SHOTS. THERE ARE PEOPLE HERE TO HELP YOU WITH RECOVERY
PLANNING… THERE ARE LAUNDRY SERVICES… SHOWERS … HOT FOOD… ALL KINDS OF TOILETRIES…
AND INSURANCE SERVICES. THERE’S REALLY NO REASON NOT TO COME HERE…
ESPECIALLY WITH RAIN IN THE FORECAST. “we have a very well built facility here,
it’s warm., it’s cle and more importantly, it’s safe here. So anybody that comes in
can be assured that it’s gonna be safe and very welcomed here. We also have another facility
here where we’re welcoming pets, small pets so anybody that has small pets, they’re
able to come in and be here with them as well.” Start your recovery process by calling your
insurance company to start the claim process. THEN BE SURE TO VISIT THE DISASTER RECOVERY
CENTER IN BUTTE COUNTY. THE DRC IS A ONE-STOP-SHOPPING PLACE FOR EVERYTHING
YOU NEED TO GET YOU ON THE RECOVERY TRACK. THE DRC IS LOCATED IN THE FORMER SEARS STORE
AT CHICO MALL … IN CHICO AT 1982 E 20th Street…. IT’S OPEN 7 DAYS A WEEK FROM
9AM TO 7PM. Survivors in Butte… as well as Los Angeles
and Ventura counties with disaster-related losses … can apply for disaster assistance
online at www.disasterassistance.gov  … or by calling 800- 621-3362 anytime from 7a.m.
to 11 p.m. … 7-days a week until further notice. Multilingual operators are available.
OF COURSE… YOU SHOULD ALSO GO TO WILDFIRERECOVERY.ORG… FOR EVEN MORE INFORMATION ABOUT THE STATE
AND FEDERAL RESPONSE TO ALL OF THESE WILDFIRES. WE’RE CONTINUOUSLY UPDATING AND ADDING INFORMATION
THAT WILL HELP YOU ON YOUR ROAD TO RECOVERY. BE SURE TO REGISTER FOR UPDATES FROM OUR NEWSROOM
— OESNEWS.COM — IN BUTTE COUNTY … SHAWN BOYD… OESNEWS.COM DRC & FEMA FULL SCREENS ***DRC FULL SCREEN*** HEADLINE: Disaster Recovery Centers Former Sears Store
Chico Mall 1982 E 20th Street Open Daily
9:00am to 7:00pm ***SCRIPT*** ***FEMA FULL SCREEN*** HEADLINE: FEMA Assistance Log On
DisasterAssistance.gov Or Call
800-621-3362 ***SCRIPT*** Start your recovery process by calling your
insurance company to start the claim process. You may also visit DisasterAssistance.gov 
…or call 800-621-3362.

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