Press Release: Wildfire-impacted households face emotions, decisions at the one-year mark: Help is available, survey underway

SAN FRANCISCO, CA – September 6, 2018 – United Policyholders (UP), a nonprofit insurance consumer organization, will offer guidance to wildfire-impacted households on navigating deadlines, decisions and emotions at the one-year anniversary of their devastating losses at a free workshop. UP is also asking all North Bay fire survivors to complete an important, brief online survey at

UP asks all 2017 North Bay wildfire-impacted households to complete a short, confidential online survey of recovery related progress and problems. This survey will update the important data UP gathered through an earlier 6-month survey. More than 800 completed that survey and provided data that helped convince lawmakers to enact insurance reform legislation in Sacramento last week.

The one-year anniversary deadlines and decisions workshop will take place on Wednesday September 12th in Santa Rosa. 6 – 8:00 p.m. at the Unitarian Universalist Church, 547 Mendocino Ave. Speakers will include Amy Bach, a UP co-founder and nationally recognized consumer advocate, and local attorney Jack Weaver (Welty Welty).

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9/6/18 UP Press Release