Another winter storm hits southern CaliforniaOrange CountyThe Orange County Board of Supervisors announced on March 14 that the local area “emergency situation,
As KTLA reports, when declaring a state of emergency, Orange County officials are particularly concerned about the community in Newport Beach (Dover Shores), where homes on hillsides nearly slid into the bay, Due to which the safety of the people was in danger. Whole community. Safe and stable.
Orange County Supervisor Katrina Foley said some homes in the neighborhood were collapsing, and two adjacent homes on Galaxy Drive were also at risk of rolling down the hill.
“There are elderly people in the community who are about 90 years old, but they have to go out because the area is marked red and there is a lot of danger,” Fuli explained. Fuli explained, “Almost all the houses have no land to support it at the corner, it is all air, and the rest of the families around also live with children in primary school. has been dealt a major blow.
The reason the county board declared a state of emergency was to help the affected families, who, Foley said, had already faced great hardships, such as insurance not being able to cover the damage, and to save them. had to pay for their house. ,
On 3 March, a hill in the neighborhood collapsed after torrential rains, sweeping away houses built on cliffs. The concerned employees tried various methods to strengthen the ground, but no specific result has been revealed so far.
As of now, the ground beneath the three houses on the cliff is still shaking, and Fuli worries that if the three houses slide off the hill, about 50 houses in the community below the mountain will also be at risk.
In early March, California GovernorNewsom(Gavin Newsom) declared a state of emergency in more than 30 counties, including San Bernardino County and Los Angeles County, but Orange County was not included in the declaration.
However, on March 14, Newsom’s office announced additional areas of emergency to include Orange County.
After Orange County declared a state of emergency, local officials were able to apply for more state and federal resources to repair areas damaged by the winter storm.
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