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Winter Storm Recovery Meetings

Storm Recovery Info Sessions for Boulder Creek & Ben Lomond residents
Community Bridges and United Policyholders hosted a storm recovery information session on Monday, April 10, 2023 at 6pm for residents of Ben Lomond and Boulder Creek affected by recent wind storms. Topics included recovery assistance and resources, insurance claims information, damage assessment and disaster case management.
Storm Recovery for Boulder Creek area
Monday, April 10, 2023 6PM Pacific Time
Boulder Creek Recreation Center
13333 Middleton Ave
Boulder Creek, CA 95006
Meeting slides and recordings:
Click here to view slides in English.
Click here to view the meeting recording.
Click here to listen to recording in English.
Click here to read the transcript in English.
Disaster Recovery 101 event invite
Community Bridges and St Bernard Parish hosted a virtual training on disaster recovery basics on Tuesday, March 7 at 12pm in English and Spanish.
 
Disaster Recovery 101 virtual training
Tuesday, Mar 7, 2023 12PM Pacific Time
Click here for slides in English and Spanish.
Click here to view the meeting recording.
Click here to listen to recording in English.
Click here to listen to recording in Spanish.
Click here to read the transcript in English.
 

Recovery 101 Training (for survivors, approx 1 hour)

  • Basic FEMA information – award amounts available to each survivor, why they may need to apply to the SBA, the importance of appealing, how to advocate for yourself, how to prove ownership, protecting yourself against scams – people pretending to be FEMA
  • Working with insurance – properly documenting damage, the difference between homeowners insurance and flood insurance, how to advocate for a full settlement award
  • Working with contractors and understanding how to avoid contractor fraud
  • Mold suppression – which products to use (and which products not to use) and techniques on how to safely suppress mold.

Winter Storm Meeting Recordings

residents seated attending community meeting
Community Bridges hosted storm recovery information sessions for residents of Santa Cruz and Monterey counties via Zoom and in person. Experts on insurance and emergency response were present to answer questions, and we also connected attendees with resources available to them through our community partners. Please help share these recovery resources with our community. For damage assessments, disaster recovery resources and emergency preparedness information, please click here.
South Santa Cruz County webinar
Thursday, January 12th
739 Bronte Ave, Watsonville, CA 95076
Click here to view the meeting recording.
Click here to view the slide presentation.
Click here to listen to recording in English.
Click here to listen to recording in Spanish.
Click here to listen to recording in Mixtec.
Click here to listen to recording in Triqui.
North Santa Cruz County webinar
Friday, January 13th
6134 Hwy 9, Felton, CA 95018
Click here to view the meeting recording.
Click here to view the slide presentation.
Click here to listen to recording in English.
Click here to listen to recording in Spanish.
Click here to listen to recording in Mixtec.
Click here to listen to recording in Triqui.
Monterey County webinar
Thursday, January 26 at 6pm
Held virtually via Zoom
Click here to view the meeting recording.
Click here to view the slide presentations.
Click here to listen to recording in English.
Click here to listen to recording in Spanish.
Click here to listen to recording in Mixtec.
Monterey County Pajaro webinar
Wednesday, February 8 at 4pm
100 Salinas Rd, Pajaro, CA 95076
Click here to view the meeting recording.
Click here to view the slide presentations.
Click here to listen to recording in English.
Click here to listen to recording in Spanish.
Monterey County Greenfield webinar
Thursday, February 9 at 4pm
490 El Camino Real, Greenfield, CA 93927
Click here to view the meeting recording.
Click here to view the slide presentations.
Click here to listen to recording in Spanish.
Click here to listen to recording in Mixtec.
Monterey County Carmel webinar
Thursday, March 2 at 5pm
Held virtually via Zoom
Click here to view the meeting recording.
Click here to view the slide presentations.
Click here to listen to recording in English.
Click here to read the meeting transcript.

Thanks to our partners Catholic Charities Diocese Of Monterey, Community Action Board, City of Captiola, City of Watsonville, Community Foundation for Santa Cruz County, Community Foundation for Monterey County, County of Monterey, and United Policyholders for making this information available to residents.

Storm recovery partner logos Catholic Charities Monterey Diocese, Community Action Board, Community Foundation Monterey County, Community Foundation Santa Cruz County, United Policyholders, City of Capitola, City of Watsonville, County of Monterey
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