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Homeless Advocates Face New Challenges After Northern California Wildfires


A view of homes in the Coffey Park neighborhood that were destroyed by the Tubbs Fire on Oct. 23, 2017 in Santa Rosa, Calif. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

A view of homes in the Coffey Park neighborhood that were destroyed by the Tubbs Fire on Oct. 23, 2017 in Santa Rosa, Calif. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Two months after wildfires swept through Northern California and destroyed thousands of houses, advocates are seeing a second wave of homelessness.

HereĀ & Now‘s Robin Young speaks with Jennielynn Holmes, senior director of shelter and housing for Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Santa Rosa.

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