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In Sonoma County, Calif., officials are struggling to address a homeless encampment with roughly 200 residents. Eric Westervelt/NPR hide caption

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Sprawling Homeless Camps — Modern 'Hoovervilles' — Vex California

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A handmade sign is seen attached to the Napa Valley welcome sign on Oct. 16, 2017 in Oakville, Calif. At least 40 people are confirmed dead, dozens are still missing, and at least 5,700 buildings have been destroyed since wildfires broke out a week ago. Elijah Nouvelage/Getty Images hide caption

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Lucy and Ethel stand next to the charred ruins of Josh Weil and Claire Mollard's home in Santa Rosa, Calif. Someone, likely firefighters, gave the goats a bowl of water. Courtesy of Josh Weil hide caption

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Homeowner Phil Rush is confronted by the remains of his home that was destroyed by wildfire in Santa Rosa, Calif. He says he and his wife and dog escaped with only their medication and a bag of dog food when flames overtook their neighborhood. Robyn Beck/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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High Winds Hamper Firefighers In Northern California

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Michael Pond, left, looks through ashes as his wife Kristine, center, gets a hug from Zack Thurston, their daughter's boyfriend, while they search the remains of their home destroyed by fires in Santa Rosa, California. Jeff Chiu/AP hide caption

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'Public Calamity' As California Wildfires Leave Apocalyptic Scenes In Wine Country

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