For those affected by the ongoing California wildfires and the Public Safety Power Shutoff (PSPS) or those who would like to help, here are some resources. Additionally, the law library is open to the public for our regular hours.
For victims and evacuees:
SF72 (run by the Department of Emergency Management)
Public Safety Power Shutoff Preparedness Information (available in multiple languages)
Disaster Relief Handbooks (MoFo 2018)
Preparation for Emergencies – LA Law Library (as of 11/19/18)
California Disaster Legal Services: Free legal help for survivors of California disasters, and resources for volunteers, provided by trusted California nonprofit legal aid providers
Legal Help After a Disaster (State Bar of California)
NorCal Wildfires Free Legal Advice Hotline (SF Bar Association): 415-575-3120
Kincade Fire Updates (including evacuation maps)
Donations (information from NY Times):
GoFundMe: page catalogs relief efforts in Northern and Southern California There are multiple crowdfunding efforts for victims of the California fires.
Google: collection donations which will then go to the Center for Disaster Philanthropy, which will distribute the money to local nonprofits.
Airbnb: has a program that asks people to open their homes to those affected by the fires. Until Nov. 29, the company is allowing residents to mark their homes as a place for evacuees and aid workers to stay for free.