All the latest news about California wildfires
- The worst wildfires are almost fully under control. People also fears of landslides.
- Wednesday, 22 November 2018, 1 hour ago - Relentless fires leave 87 dead and over 600 is still unaccounted - npr.org
- The torrential rains came after the inferno. North California hit heavy rainfall.
- Parade of storms to heighten mudslide danger, douse wildfires in California into Friday
- Heavy rain in Northern California we are expecting during the next few days could bring some help to firefighters and crews battling the devastating camp fire. Rain may also bring more misery for evacuees, speculation or fact?
- Smoke spreading from California fires sparks health concerns. California’s Wildfires could mean a generation of serious lung problems. How to avoid this and what to do after 10 days of bad (smoky) air?
- Relentless California wildfires leave 86 dead, and still more than 500-700 people are unaccounted so far.
- fire.ca.gov is the most actual source of 2018 major incidents and California statewide fire map.
Celebrities are donating millions of dollars...
- You can help victims! More information about how to help California fire victims.
- You are not alone, there are some celebrities who’ve helped out during the California fires. Miley Cyrus lost her house in one of the wildfires and together with boyfriend Liam Hemsworth donated $500,000 through Cyrus’ Happy Hippie Foundation. Aaron Rodgers is donating $1 million. Sandra Bullock has donated a total of $500,000 of which $400,000 to the American Red Cross.
How to help the Victims - donations
Would you like to know, what is the best way to donate to victims of the California wildfires or how to financially support firefighters in your area? You can make a financial or any other donation to help the firefights in your location, relief workers and victims of the 2018 California wildfires. But remember, even in donating, there's a right way and a wrong way. You can visit redcross.org, or call 1-800-RED CROSS or text the word REDCROSS to 90999 to make a $10 donation - you can donate by mail, phone or text over Red Cross. While California is suffering the deadliest wildfire in state history, you are able to help victims - singles, families, children, seniors or even animal pets. Donate today in the right way!100% of your donations goes to charities. As you can see below, it's possible to donate directly to firefighters efforts in the California.
- EMERGENCY UPDATE:
@LAFDFoundation needs your help. We’re requesting donations at http://supportLAFD.org to provide hydration backpacks for firefighters
- GoFundMe has a roundup of fundraising campaigns to help victims across the state.
- Los Angeles Fire Department Foundation
- Baby2Baby - high-need items to children affected by the ongoing Camp, Hill, and fires in California.
- Donate directly to the organization - Humane Society of Ventura County
- The CCF Wildfire Relief Fund
- The Firefighters Charitable Foundation accepts donations
- Trump says California can learn from Finland on fires. President Sauli Niinisto of Finland said, he didn't recall mentioning raking.
- How satellites are tracking devastation of California Wildfires from space with some satellite photos and how are they helping california's wildfire recovery efforts?
- Smoke from the California wildfires is visible across the country...We have a California fire smoke plume moving through.
Based on the latest information, California statewide wildfire insurance claims nearly $12 billion. As California fire disasters worsen and fires are crating another problems, insurers are pulling out. Because many people live in an area at high risk for wildfires, California insurers decide to cancel policies because of increased risks from more frequent fires. Californians who lost a home and belongings because of wildfires could face a nightmarish recovery because the number of workers needed to rebuild all homes is low. Underinsured homeowners might be also surprised by insurance system. Of course it will take months for insurance companies in California to assess the financial costs caused by wildfires, but don't be afraid that California wildfires will spike your insurance rates. How is it possible? By California law (Department of Insurance), insurance companies may not increase homeowners insurance rates of their own volition.
Damage from wildfires and forest fires in California is - in some cases and by some types of homeowners policies - covered by your home insurance...it helps cover damage to your home and belongings resulting from a fire disaster.
How many homes have been lost in the California fires?
There have been more than 10,000 structures destroyed by the California wildfires and the total amount of evacuated residents remains at ca 50,000 people. The most actual map of California fires can be found on google maps.
How many wildfires are in California?
How many acres has the fire burned?
2018 has been one of the most destructive wildfire seasons on record in California, with a total of 7,600 fires burning an area of 1,700,800 acres. Source: wikipedia
- The California Department of Insurance had already warned this year that the increasing number and severity of wildfires were making it harder for homeowners in the state to find and hold onto insurance.