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GLOSSARY - NWS

NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE #70211385


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  • 1325 East West Highway
    Silver Spring, Montgomery

Glossary of National Weather Service terms and acronyms. 

https://training.weather.gov/nwstc/sysinfo/glossary.html
GREEN WASTE DISPOSAL - NC OES

NEVADA COUNTY OFFICE OF EMERGENCY SERVICES #69147082


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  • Eric Rood Administrative Center
    Nevada City, Nevada

The 2022 Ready Nevada County Handbook will list evergreen options for green waste disposal. OES will send out new green waste dates in early 2023. 
INSURANCE NAVIGATION & INFO - UP

UNITED POLICYHOLDERS #74621892


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  • 917 Irving Street, Suite 4
    San Francisco, San Francisco

United Policyholders (UP) is a non-profit organization whose mission is to be a trustworthy and useful information resource and an effective voice for consumers of all types of insurance in all 50 states.

UP's work is divided into three programs:
  • Roadmap to Recovery provides tools and resources for solving insurance problems after an accident, loss, illness, or other adverse event. For example, the program provides free, trustworthy help navigating the process of returning to a wildfire damaged area, repairing and replacing damaged and destroyed property, and collecting all available insurance funds. 
  • Roadmap to Preparedness promotes disaster preparedness and insurance literacy through outreach and education in partnership with civic, faith based, business, and other non-profit associations. 
  • Advocacy and Action advances pro-consumer laws and public policy related to insurance matters.
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KNOW YOUR ZONE-READY NEVADA COUNTY - NC OES

NEVADA COUNTY OFFICE OF EMERGENCY SERVICES #72738595


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  • 950 Maidu Avenue Suite 130
    Nevada City, Nevada

Find your Nevada County evacuation zone at https://protect.genasys.com/search. In the event of a wildfire or other emergency situation, law enforcement and fire agencies issue evacuation warnings or evacuation orders for affected areas. These notices are issued for a ZONE with an EVACUATION STATUS.
 
Authorities will use Zone Names (a combination of letters and numbers) in emergency alerts, media releases, and on social media to notify residents which areas are under an evacuation warning or order. Follow the 3 steps below to find and remember your zone.
 
ZONE - Find & Know Your Zone
To understand whether your area is under an evacuation warning or order, you need to know your Zone Name (a combination of letters and numbers). It is important to remember your zone name.
 
1. Go to https://protect.genasys.com/search
2. Enter your address into the search bar
3. Find your zone in the pop-up window and write it down
 
EVACUATION STATUS - Evacuation Status Levels Definiti… [read more]
MEDICAL BASELINE PROGRAM & PORTABLE BATTERY PROGRAM - PG&E

PACIFIC GAS AND ELECTRIC COMPANY #4662092


MEDICAL BASELINE PROGRAM
The Medical Baseline Program, also known as Medical Baseline Allowance, is an assistance program for residential customers who depend on power for certain medical needs. Qualifying medical devices include any medical device used to sustain life. Devices include equipment used for mobility, per a licensed medical practitioner. Devices are for home use only. Devices used for therapy generally do not qualify.

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PORTABLE BATTERY PROGRAM (PBP)
PG&E's Portable Battery Program (PBP) provides backup battery power to qualified customers who depend on life-sustaining medical equipment. The program is available before, during, and after Public Safety Power Shutoff (PSPS) events when PG&E needs to turn off power during severe weather for public safety to prevent wildfires. 

IDENTIFYING CUSTOMERS WHO COULD QUALIFY FOR PORTABLE BATTERIES
PG&E identifies customers who might qualify for this program. Community Based Organizations co… [read more]
OFFICE OF THE STATE FIRE MARSHAL - CAL FIRE

CALIFORNIA DEPARTMENT OF FORESTRY AND FIRE PROTECTION (CAL FIRE) #72991132


Cal Fire's Office of the State Fire Marshal oversees Fire Hazard Severity Zones maps and other information.
OUTAGE MAP - PG&E

PACIFIC GAS AND ELECTRIC COMPANY #75928604


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  • 300 Lakeside Drive
    Oakland, Alameda

PG&E outages map is here: https://pgealerts.alerts.pge.com/outagecenter/

Outage map with info specific to Public Safety Power Shutoff (PSPS) events is here: https://pgealerts.alerts.pge.com/outages/map/
PLACER ALERTS / EVERBRIDGE APP - COUNTY OF PLACER

EVERBRIDGE EMERGENCY ALERTS #69029411


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  • 25 Corporate Drive, Suite 400
    Burlington, Middlesex
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  • Phone 1
    888-366-4911

Placer Alerts uses Everbridge, a community notification system, to inform residents in Placer, Sacramento, and/or Yolo counties of emergency events and other important public safety information.

Also known as the Regional Mass Notification System, Placer Alerts provides info from Auburn Police Department, Lincoln Police Department, Placer County Sheriff's Office, Rocklin Police Department, Roseville Police Department, and the Placer County Office of Emergency Services.

Sign up for Placer Alerts online. You can download the Everbridge mobile app to receive notifications through your smartphone. It also includes a map where you can search for current alerts in your vicinity. 

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