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Earthquake Resources

On this page you can find resources for shelters, disaster funds, links to road conditions, current advisories, and how you can help. If you have information for this page please call 707-497-5052.

Road Conditions of County Maintained Roads

“For Your Information” is a new effort by the Humboldt County Public Works Department - Roads Division to bring you information regarding planned and on-going utility projects taking place in your neighborhoods.


The American Red Cross-Gold Country Region has established an overnight shelter for community members displaced due to earthquake damages in Humboldt County.

Current Advisories

If you have information on a current advisory, please call us at 707-497-5052.

Relief Resources - General 

Humboldt Area Foundation's Disaster Response & Resilience Fund

Help Your Community With a Donation to the Disaster Response and Resilience Fund. The fund provides critical resources during disasters and aims to build capacity within our communities to help mitigate future disasters.

Grants from the fund are made to nonprofit agencies, public benefit organizations (schools, government agencies, federally recognized Tribes, etc.), charitable organizations, and groups with a qualified fiscal sponsor. For information on eligibility and how to apply, please review our Disaster Response & Resilience Fund Application.

Get more info at or 707-442-2993

Cleanup Assistance 

Community members impacted by the earthquake can obtain Red Cross Clean Up Kits consisting of a mop, broom, scrub brush, sponge, all purpose cleaner, gloves, mask and bucket, free of charge at the Rio Dell Fire Hall. 

Debris Disposal 

Rio Dell citizens may utilize the two dumpsters located outside of Rio Dell City Hall, at 675 Wildwood Avenue, to dispose of earthquake debris. Please do not dispose hazardous waste in these receptacles. 

**Please do not dispose of Hazardous Waste in the dumpsters**

NCIDC - Emergency Assistance

Northern California Indian Development Council, Inc (NCIDC) is mounting a disaster assistance effort in response to the recent earthquake in Humboldt County.
They are accepting applications from income-eligible American Indian, Alaskan Native and Native Hawaiian households affected by the recent Humboldt County earthquake.

Fill out the intake at:
Call: 707-445-8451

Overnight Shelter

The American Red Cross has established an overnight shelter, for ALL community members, located at the Rohner Park Firemen’s Pavilion, 9 Park Street in Fortuna.

There is access temporary indoor overnight shelter accommodations, meals, water, electricity, and earthquake information. 

Animal sheltering is also available at this location.

For further information please refer to the Humboldt Office of Emergency Services Website.



Monument Middle School:
95 Center St, Rio Dell, CA 95562

-Bottled water (amount depending on how many occupants per household)
-Portable showers
-Charging stations (for cell phones or other electronic devices)
-Portable toilets

Relief Resources - Businesses

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