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More Clearing, More Building: FEMA Update On Fire Recovery

FEMA disaster relief trailers in storage.
FEMA disaster relief trailers in storage.

Warmer weather on the way should help the effort to clear away and rebuild after the September fires swept through parts of the region. Some frustration with the pace of cleanup and rebuilding has already been expressed; the road is a long one.

FEMA, the Federal Emergency Management Agency, plays a role in long-term rebuilding, and in the short-term housing of fire victims. We continue an irregular set of visits with FEMA reps to keep up with news on the housing and rebuilding front.

Listen for a progress report on post-fire restoration.

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The Jefferson Exchange is Jefferson Public Radio's daily talk show focused on news and interests across our region of Southern Oregon and Northern California. Angela Decker is the senior producer, Charlie Zimmermann is the assistant producer, and Geoffrey Riley hosts the show.