Tag: Disaster Recovery

The 2017 Fires Underscore the Need for Exit Planning

The Event The October 2017 Northern California wildfires were the worst in the state’s history. Victims were traumatized by 70 mile-per-hour wind gusts and fire that week. Evacuees grabbed their children and pets with only moments to spare in some cases.  The fires caused 42 deaths, destroyed over 8,000 buildings, and displaced 100,000 people in three counties.… Read more »