Oregon Wildfires

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The following information is provided to assist people who have been affected by the wildfires and those who would like to offer aide. 

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Structural Damage Assessment Database

Residents can now access the structural damage assessment database online. See the "Structural Assessment" tab for more detailed instructions.

 

As of September 21, 2020 - 431 residences and 24 non-residential structures have been identified as being destroyed by the fire.  To find a property, enter the street number and simple road name only (do not add RD/ROAD, LN/LANE, HWY/HIGHWAY, etc.) and let the system find and display the address to select.

 

Free for Evacuees

 

YMCA 

  • YMCA Eugene is offering free childcare and youth programs for displaced families. 

  • Displaced families can also get a Free 3 month membership 

 

SNAP BENEFITS​

Important information for folks who receive benefits from the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program: if you have lost your food due to the wildfires, you can have up to $200 of your SNAP benefits reloaded onto your card. Contact the local ODHS office and fill out a short form stating what food they lost and how you have been impacted by the fires. 

RENT/MORTGAGE ASSISTANCE

                  Oregon Realtors Association has acquired a grant to offer mortgage and rental assistance                    funding of up to $1,000 per household. More info HERE.  

 

 

LEGAL DOCUMENTS

  • Many Oregon families may have lost all vital documents due to the deadly wildfires burning across the state.

    • County Vital Records offices will provide up to three certified copies of death or birth records free of charge if the record is requested in connection with Executive Order 20-35 related to wildfire response.

    • See answers to frequently asked questions and learn how to order copies and apply for the waiver on the State Vital Records website:

 

Disaster Assistance

To find shelter in your area, go to the Emergency Shelter page. 

As a result of this disaster, do you need assistance in any of the following categories? 

  •  Employment

  •  Financial

  •  Food

  •  Housing

  •  Legal

  •  Medical

If so, go to DisasterAssistance.gov for more information and to fill out an application for assistance. 

 

The Red Cross is providing support and assistance at the following locations:

  • Churchill High School: 1850 Baily Hill Rd. Eugene, OR 97405

  • Oregon State Fairgrounds: 2330 17th St. NE, Salem

  • Oregon Convention Center: 777 NE Martin Luther King Jr Blvd, Portland

  • Deschutes County Fairgrounds: 3800 SW Airport Way, Redmond

  • Benton County Event Center: 110 SW 53rd St., Corvallis

  • Jackson County Expo: 1 Peninger Rd., Central Point

  • Josephine County Fairgrounds: 1451 Fairgrounds Rd., Grants Pass

  • Douglas County Fairgrounds: 2110 Frear St., Roseburg

 

Community and local partners are also providing support at the following locations: 

  • Volcano Stadium: 6700 Field of Dreams Way NE, Keizer

  • St. Paul Rodeo Grounds: 20025 4th St. NE #9612, St. Paul

  • Parkway Christian Center: 229 NE Beacon Dr., Grants Pass

  • Yamhill Church, Newberg

  • Linn County Expo Center: 3700 Knox Butte Rd. E, Albany

  • Kla-Mo-Ya Casino: 34333 Us-97, Chiloquin

 

Volunteer

Looking for volunteers to help evacuees by donating time or resources.

The following assistance is needed on an ongoing basis until further notice:

  • Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner donated for 200+ people​ (hot meals preferred)

  • Volunteers to prep & serve meals to evacuees and on-site volunteers

  • Post meal clean up 

  • Donation intake and sorting 

  • Monetary donations 

 

United Way’s Wildfire Response Fund

Your gift to this emergency fund provides immediate assistance to local nonprofits meeting the needs of families and individuals who have lost their homes, their businesses, or have been otherwise impacted by the 2020 fires in Lane County.

 

Lost & Found Animals
To report a lost or found animal please either:

  • Call Greenhill Humane Society at 541-689-1503

  • Email lostandfound@green-hill.org with a contact phone number, description of the animal with location found or lost, and photo if you have one.

  • Fill out the lost/found form found HERE .

 

If your animal(s) are still in the evacuation zone, please fill out the following form for a rescue request HEREPlease also fill out the lost / found form if you have found or been given an animal to care for where the owner has not yet been identified HERE. 

 

Cleaning Up After a Wildfire

To remove soot and smoke from walls, furniture and floors, use a mild soap or detergent or mix together 4 to 6 tbsp. tri-sodium phosphate and 1 cup household cleaner or chlorine bleach to every gallon of warm water. Wear rubber gloves. Be sure to rinse surfaces with clear warm water and dry thoroughly.

DO NOT USE LEAF BLOWERS to clean up ash! Sweep gently with a push broom, then mop with a damp cloth or hose lightly with water.  Be sure. to protect storm drains from ash and any cleaning agents used.

 

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