Contact: Tony Bell, Communications Deputy
Office: (213) 974-5555 Cell: (213) 215-5176
October 1, 2009 For Immediate Release
LOS ANGELES COUNTY – Initiated by Supervisor Michael D. Antonovich, C.A.R.E. is a multi-agency program to protect life and property in the upcoming rainy months. This program will include regular updates and bulletins, technical assistance for residents on constructing mudslide diversions, a “one-stop” website with fire recovery and storm preparation information, public service announcements, and a speakers bureau for community meetings.
The website http://www.dpwcare.org provides the following vital information:
· Assistance Programs
· Safety Preparedness
· Current conditions
· Emergency shelter locations
The toll free number (800) 214-4020 is available to residents offering free engineering advice for homeowners affected by the fires and concerned about erosion, mud-flows, and related issues.