In response to the Eagle Creek fire which adversely impacted businesses throughout the region, a
collaborative of federal, state and local partners is working on short and long term resiliency resources. Immediate activities include:
- Development of Resource Guides. Available here.
- Distribution of community campaigns. Learn more about “Show the Gorge Some Love” October campaigns here.
- Meeting with affected businesses. A collective response from business partners was coordinated in Cascade Locks with the North Central Oregon Regional Solutions team. Activity will be ongoing throughout the region.
MCEDD business clients are encouraged to contact staff to discuss opportunities for assistance. MCEDD has resources to assist both existing and new clients with financing to address working capital needs arising from the disaster impacts.