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The United Nations Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) released a new report highlighting the scientific evidence behind the accelerating global climate crisis and the implications it has for extreme weather and disaster events. The report comes at a time when California is experiencing more frequent, reoccurring and record-setting heat …continue reading

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As part of the ongoing effort to protect Californians from fraud and ensure the integrity of the state unemployment system, the California Governor’s Office of Emergency Services (Cal OES) in partnership with California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation (CDCR), the California Employment Development Department (EDD), and the State’s Districts Attorneys, …continue reading

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Cal OES announced that it has received a $1 million donation from technology company DoorDash through its Community Credits program to support broader vaccine access in underserved communities. This new partnership also aims to bolster the outreach efforts of Mobile Vaccination Clinics (MVCs) and Community Vaccination Clinics (CVCs). “As a …continue reading

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Just two weeks into a groundbreaking, first-in-the-nation initiative, more than 168,000 Californians have received their first shot of the two-shot series, at State/Federal Community Vaccination Centers (CVC) and their Mobile Vaccination Clinics (MVC), which have been hosted by community and faith-based organizations to microtarget the hardest hit and hardest-to-reach communities. …continue reading

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One week into a groundbreaking, first-in-the-nation initiative to vaccinate some of the most diverse and socioeconomically challenged communities in the country, tens of thousands of Californians have received a COVID-19 vaccination. Two Community Vaccination Centers, co-run by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the State of California through the …continue reading

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California Governor Gavin Newsom and the Biden-Harris Administration today announced a pilot project to establish community vaccination sites in Oakland and Los Angeles. These pilot sites, which will be based at the Oakland-Alameda Coliseum and California State University, Los Angeles, are part of the wider effort to establish 100 vaccination …continue reading

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As property owners begin the process of recovering after last year’s wildfires, there are programs and resources available to help get them back on track. One of those is the State’s Consolidated Debris Removal Program led by the California Governor’s Office of Emergency Services, CalRecycle, and local governments. Wildfire survivors …continue reading

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The following may be attributed to CHP Commissioner Amanda Ray, Cal OES Director and Homeland Security Advisor Mark Ghilarducci and California National Guard Adjutant General David Baldwin: Following the events that unfolded in our nation’s capital last week and subsequent information from federal law enforcement officials, our agencies want to …continue reading

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The Governor’s Office of Emergency Services (Cal OES) in partnership with State’s Districts Attorney’s and the US Attorney’s Office continue to investigate and remediate fraud within state and federal unemployment insurance programs. Under the guidance of this state level coordination group, new safeguards have already been put in place to …continue reading

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Taking action to maintain life-preserving healthcare system capacity amid the current surge in COVID-19 cases, the California Governor’s Office of Emergency Services (Cal OES) and the California Health and Human Services Agency formally requested the deployment of 500 additional federal medical personnel into the state to staff hospitals, skilled nursing …continue reading

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The California Governor’s Office of Emergency Services (Cal OES) announced today the launch of a public awareness campaign to educate all California residents about California’s innovative earthquake warning system — Earthquake Warning California. The campaign, “Don’t Get Caught Off Guard,” directs Californians to no-cost tools, resources, and information, including the …continue reading