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California faces existential threat of a megaflood – Cal Matters

A new study suggests that due to climate change California is at ever-increasing risk of a disastrous chain of storms, one that would be devastating, both in human and economic terms, in a state with nearly 40 million residents.


CA Gov. Newsom unveils grants for areas hit by 2018 wildfires – The Sacramento Bee

On August 19, Governor Newsom announced $317 million in federal Community Development Block Grant-Disaster Recovery funds will go toward recovery and rebuilding efforts for seven jurisdictions affected by catastrophic wildfires in 2018, including nearly $200 million to the town of Paradise in Butte County. 


August Complex: A Wildfire Resilience Success Story: Forest Health treatments yield important management insights – CAL FIRE

This story map from CAL FIRE displays how fuel treatment projects prior to the 2020 August Complex Fire helped reduce wildfire activity in treated areas and provides valuable lessons for successful fuel management practices.