Tehama County, the California Governor’s Office of Emergency Services (Cal OES) and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) will open three Mobile Disaster Recovery Centers (MDRCs) in Tehama County beginning October 3.
The MDRC will offer information on available resources to homeowners, renters and business owners whose properties were damaged in California Wildfires.
R. Wild Horse Ranch
6700 State Highway 36 W.
Platina, CA 96076
10/3 – 10/4
11 a.m. – 6 p.m.
41515 State Highway 36 E
Mill Creek, CA 96061
10/5 – 10/6
Open 11 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Red Bluff Community Center
1500 S. Jackson St.
Red Bluff, CA 96080
10/7 – 10/8
Open 11 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Wildfire survivors are encouraged to file insurance claims for damage to their homes, personal property, businesses and vehicles before applying for FEMA assistance. In addition to visiting the MDRC, the easiest way to apply is online at DisasterAssistance.gov. Survivors may also call the FEMA Helpline at 800-621-3362 (TTY 800-462-7585) from 4 a.m. to 10 p.m. PT, seven days a week. Multilingual operators are available. If you use a relay service, such as a videophone, InnoCaption or CapTel, give FEMA the number for that service.
Applicants for disaster assistance should have the following information prior to registration: Social Security number, address of the damaged primary residence, insurance coverage information, current telephone number and mailing address, and bank account and routing numbers for direct deposit of funds.
The MDRC will be accessible for individuals with disabilities, with on-site communication accessibility tools like amplified listening devices and Video Remote Interpreting. Additional accommodations can be made upon arrival. ASL interpreters and multilingual services will be available upon request
State and federal agencies that will be present: Department of Motor Vehicles, California Department of Public Health – Vital Records, California Department of Social Services, Cal OES Debris Task Force, and the U.S. Small Business Administration.
To prevent transmission of COVID-19, protective measures will be in effect at the MDRC, including the availability of face masks and hand sanitizer, arrangement of chairs and use of physical barriers to maximize physical distancing between survivors and staff, and visual cues to indicate where to stand.