Wildfire, COVID-19 and Small Businesses in the Sierra Nevada Region

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In 2020, the Sierra Nevada Region of California experienced the largest wildfire season in recorded state history and the early stages of the COVID-19 pandemic. In a survey of 202 small and medium-size businesses across the Sierra Nevada, 98 reported that they were impacted by wildfire, 190 by the pandemic, and 94 by both. The types of impacts, response and recovery from wildfire and the pandemic were varied. Read more about it in the Full Report or the Fact Sheet.