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Special help for members affected by recent hurricanes and California wildfires

For Plan members living in the zip code areas impacted by the California wildfires, the APWU Health Plan will: For Plan members living in the zip code areas impacted by Hurricane Harvey in Texas, the APWU Health Plan will: For Plan members living in Alabama, Florida, Georgia, North Carolina and South Carolina impacted by Hurricane Irma, the APWU Health Plan will: ***PLEASE NOTE THIS EXTENSION IS ONLY FOR THE USVI AND PUERTO RICO***
For Plan members living in Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands impacted by Hurricanes Irma and Maria, the APWU Health Plan will: For supplies and medications:
Emergency resources – California wildfires
These resources may be of assistance in locating and receiving aid during the wildfires in California.

Twitter
https://twitter.com/CAL_FIRE

Facebook
https://www.facebook.com/CaliforniaOES

Current fire incidents
http://www.fire.ca.gov/current_incidents

Fire maps
https://fsapps.nwcg.gov/afm
http://www.calfire.ca.gov/general/firemaps
http://www.esri.com/services/disaster-response/wildfire

Evacuation information
http://www.mercurynews.com/2017/12/05/ventura-fire-map-thomas-fire-mandatory-evacuations
http://abc7.com/thomas-fire-evacuations-school-road-closures-list/2739409
https://www.lacity.org/blog/skirball-fire-emergency-updates-information
http://www.latimes.com/local/lanow/la-me-fire-santa-clarita-20171205-story.html
http://www.latimes.com/local/california/la-me-southern-california-wildfires-live-updates-htmlstory.html
http://www.latimes.com/local/california/la-me-southern-california-wildfires-live-creek-fire-evacuation-areas-1512491275-htmlstory.html
http://www.cnn.com/2017/12/05/us/ventura-county-fire-california/index.html
https://weather.com/news/weather/video/thousands-evacuated-from-wildfires-in-ca

County information
Los Angeles County
https://www.fire.lacounty.gov

Ventura County
http://readyventuracounty.org

Red Cross
Red Cross – Ventura County
836 Calle Plano
Camarillo, CA 93012
805-987-1514
http://www.redcross.org/local/california/central-california/about-us/locations-contact

Red Cross – Los Angeles County
11355 Ohio Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90025
310-445-9900
http://www.redcross.org/local/california/los-angeles

Local Red Cross locator
http://www.redcross.org/find-your-local-chapter

Local Salvation Army locator
http://www.salvationarmyusa.org

Red Cross smartphone apps
Apps will update people on current emergency situations and provide information on safety during a disaster.
https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.cube.arc.fa&hl=en
https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/first-aid-by-american-red/id529160691?mt=8

United Way 2-1-1
Los Angeles County
P.O. Box 726
San Gabriel, CA 91778
800-339-6993
https://www.211la.org

Ventura County
Address will be disclosed to the client only
800-339-9597
http://www.211ventura.org

Los Angeles County Emergency Management
200 N. Spring Street, Room 1533
Los Angeles, CA 90012
213-484-4800
http://emergency.lacity.org

Ventura County Emergency Management
800 S. Victoria Avenue, Suite L3450
Ventura, CA 93009
805-654-2551
http://www.vcsd.org/oes.php#

Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)
500 C Street Southwest
Washington, DC 20472
800-621-FEMA
http://www.fema.gov

California Governor’s Office of Emergency Services (Cal OES)
3650 Schriever Avenue
Mather, California 95655
916-845-8396
http://www.caloes.ca.gov

Wildfire preparedness and management
http://www.readyforwildfire.org
https://www.wildlandfirersg.org/Explore/Resources-and-Tools
http://www.californialandcan.org/Plumas/Wildfire-Resources
https://www.ready.gov/wildfires
https://www.cdc.gov/disasters/wildfires/index.html

Find and contact loved ones
The American Red Cross Safe and Well website is a free public reunification tool that allows individuals and organizations to register and post messages to indicate that they are safe, or to search for loved ones. The site is always available and open to the public and available in Spanish. Registrations and searches can be done directly on the website. Messages exist in both Spanish and English. To speak with someone at the American Red Cross concerning a missing friend or relative, please contact 1-800 REDCROSS OR 1-800-733-2767, choose option 1.
http://www.redcross.org/get-help/disaster-relief-and-recovery-services/contact-and-locate-loved-ones

As an additional resource, we have provided the website information for AirBNB and VRBO, which may offer reduced rates for housing in times of disaster.

AirBNB
https://www.airbnb.com/disaster-response

VRBO
https://www.vrbo.com

Download California Wildfires Resource list