Wildfire Resources

Pacific Northwest Wildfires – Ways to Help

Banks, employees, and customers throughout the region have been impacted by the ongoing wildfires. For those interested in assisting, or for other ways to help those affected, please see below.


Wildfire Assistance Resources


OCC Major Disaster News Center

Washington DFI – Handling Finances after Natural Disaster

American Red Cross

United Way Pacific Northwest Wildfire Relief & Recovery Fund


Wildfire Smoke: https://www.doh.wa.gov/CommunityandEnvironment/AirQuality/SmokeFromFires


Dealing with Weather Emergencies  (This site provides tips to assist consumers in planning for weather emergencies, organizing their finances, staying alert to disaster-related scams, and regaining their financial footing.  It also includes links to and downloadable resources, including a customizable one-page handout, “Picking Up the Pieces after a Disaster,” that includes a section for adding local resources.)


Staying Alert to Disaster-related Scams


If your bank has created an assistance fund to help those impacted in your community, please let us know by emailing Megan Managan at megan@wabankers.com.