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Staff Report
7:43 am PST November 13, 2018

The County of Los Angeles recommends monetary donations to the following organizations supporting victims of the Woolsey Fire:

• American Red Cross: www.redcross.org

• United Way: www.unitedwayla.org

• LA County Animal Care Foundation: www.lacountyanimals.org

• LA Fire Department Foundation: www.supportlafd.org

City of Malibu:

• Boys and Girls Club Malibu

-- Community relief: bgcmalibu.org/donate-malibu-community-relief

-- Equestrian relief: bgcmalibu.org/donate-malibu-equestrian-relief

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Info from responding agencies: 

• City of Malibu: www.malibucity.org/AlertCenter

• County of Los Angeles www.lacounty.gov/woolseyfire

• Ventura County www.vcemergency.com

• National Weather Service www.weather.gov

• SoCal Gas: https://www.socalgas.com/newsroom/fires

• SoCal Edison: https://on.sce.com/1QUfP6U

• Los Angeles County District 29 Public Notice

- From California Wildlife Center: Column on how to help wildlife in a wildfire  (from Sept. 2018)

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Disaster Distress Helpline: (800) 985-5990 or text "TalkWithUs" to 66746 for emotional support and resources. 

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Wildfire recovery:

• Governor's office  www.wildfirerecovery.org

• CalFire: www.readyforwildfire.org/After-a-Wildfire

FEMA: www.disasterassistance.gov

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Can I repopulate (Green=yes, Red=evac zone)? Check out this map

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List of open area evacuation centers:

• Palisades Charter High School, 15777 Bowdoin St., Pacific Palisades; Capacity: 1,015

• Taft High School gymnasium, 5461 Winnetka Ave., Woodland Hills; Capacity: 750

• Los Angeles Pierce College north gym, 6201 Winnetka Ave., Woodland Hills; Capcacity: 456

• California Luthern University, 60 W. Olsen Road, Thousand Oaks; Capacity: 1,500

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List of animal shelters:

(Animals in crates are accepted at all Red Cross shelters except Palisades Charter)

If you need large-animal assistance, please call (818) 991-0071

• Pierce College, 6201 Winnetka Ave., Woodland Hills - At Capacity (small animals only)

• Hansen Dam Recreation Center, 11770 Foothill Blvd., Lake View Terrace- At Capacity

• Borchard Community Center, 190 N. Reino Road, Newbury Park — Open, but accepting small animals only

• AV Fairgrounds, 2551 W. Avenue H, Lancaster - Open, with ample space for large animals

• Taft High School, 5461 Winnetka Ave., Woodland Hills  - Open, for small pets only, with or without crates

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General DO-NOTS, according to emergency-management personnel:

• Do not fly drones in wildfire zones

• Do not leave out water for wildlife

• Do not send supplies to LA County Fire (currently inundated)

• Do not attempt to re-enter evacuated areas

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General info on wildfire smoke: 

Infosheet From the South Coast Air Quality Management District: 

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