Community Emergency Response Volunteers of the Monterey Peninsula

Serving Recovers communities:

Our mission is to SUPPORT CERT (Community Emergency Response Training) and PROMOTE PERT (Personal emergency response training)

Locations

Red Cross

Eighth Ave. at Dolores St., Carmel-By-The-Sea, CA 93921, US

Resources: shelter

CAL Fire Staging Area (Toro Park)

501 Monterey-Salinas Highway 68, Salinas, CA 93908, US

Lens Crafters

Del Monte Shopping Center, 228 Del Monte Center, Monterey, CA 93940, Monterey, Ca 93940, US

Resources: eyeglasses eye exams


Recent Updates

Chief Cheryl Goetz, a 2017 Recipient of The Jefferson Award.

posted 4 months ago by CERV from Community Emergency Response Volunteers of the Monterey Peninsula
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MontereyCo.Recovers.org gives a BIG BIG Shout Out to Chief Cheryl Goetz, 2017 Recipient of a Jefferson Award. The Jefferson award recognizes ordinary people who do extraordinary things without expectation of recognition.
Chief Goetz has been one of MontereyCo.Recovers.org key partners. For example, she and Jay Goetz helped us distribute potable…

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Update on situation in Big Sur

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The communities in the Big Sur area continue to be impacted but are showing amazing resilience.

Highway 1 south has been open to locals for 3 weeks now and propane was delivered to all who needed it. Garbage service has resumed to every other week with a roll off located…

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Update on trail being built in Big Sur

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Looks like lots of progress is being made. Have a look at this video.
Trail blazing

Amazing what volunteers and a community can do when needed. Thanks to all and especially Carissa who keeps us updated.

Volunteers Needed in Big Sur to work on walking trail as a "get aound" Pfeiffer Canyon Bridge Closure

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NEEDED! Volunteers for one day or several days or weeks to develop a walking trail to get around closure of Pfeiffer Canyon Bridge. Trail Volunteers will need to be able to work 7am to 4:30 pm (one hour lunch, lunch will be provided). Wear Long Sleeves, strong boots, gloves. If…

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Tsunami Preparedness Week! March 27 - 31, 2017

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In California, the last week of March is observed as "Tsunami Preparedness Week." Local Emergency Managers have been busy planning and coordinating their tsunami education efforts. Below are a few of the locations where Pebble Beach CSD, Cypress FPD and Carmel Highlands FPD will host tsunami information booths.

Pacific Grove…

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Residents, businesses urged to report storm damage as soon as possible

posted 6 months ago by CERV from Community Emergency Response Volunteers of the Monterey Peninsula
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Did you suffer serious storm damage from recent weather events? Report your damage right away to help the county and residents qualify for federal aid.

Please use the county’s new Virtual Local Assistance Center to access surveys and forms needed for damage reporting. The center also has recovery information, government…

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From the NY Times....Information about Big Sur Area in California Today Section

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The NY Times article says.... - "Crews inspected the damaged Pfeiffer Canyon Bridge on Highway 1 in Big Sur last week. Officials said it would have to be replaced. - Many businesses in the coastal community of Big Sur have been effectively cut off from the rest of civilization. -…

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What to do to get some help?

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If you were impacted by the Soberanes Fire and recent storms, you can fill out an assessment form.

Go to the Big Sur Storm and Fire Relief Fund on the CPOA website. [http://www.cpoabigsur.org/.]

This is an important step as it will help CPOA establishing the needs and enable CPOA to…

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Situation in Big Sur and Palo Colorado Canyon area

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There is a big need for housing on the peninsula especially for families with children who need to go to school.

From Pfeiffer Bridge south to area south of Lucia (a 17 mile stretch of highway where Paul's Slide is, folks are now trapped. The last chance to leave was…

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More rain on the way. MontereyCo.Recovers.org

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Hello everyone, We are beginning to get requests for help. A great source of news about what's going on in Big Sur/Palo Colorado Canyon is Big Sur Kate's blog....which most of you already know about. https://bigsurkate.wordpress.com/

Many folks are displaced already and some are looking for housing. We've also been…

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