New Mexico Severe Storms and Tornadoes (DR-1690)

Incident period: March 23, 2007 to March 24, 2007
Major Disaster Declaration declared on April 2, 2007

Updates and Articles, Blogs, and News Releases

April 11, 2007
News Release
CLOVIS, N.M. -- Applicants who received a denial letter stating that they are ineligible for disaster assistance can follow a process to appeal this decision, said recovery officials at the New Mexico Office of Emergency Management and the U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). Common reasons for denial include: adequate insurance coverage; damage to a secondary home, not a primary residence; duplicate applications made from the same address; and inability to prove occupancy or ownership.
April 2, 2007
News Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- The head of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) today announced that federal disaster aid has been made available for the state of New Mexico to supplement state and local recovery efforts in the area struck by severe storms and tornadoes during the period of March 23-24, 2007.
April 2, 2007
News Release
Following is a summary of key federal disaster aid programs that can be made available as needed and warranted under President Bush's major disaster declaration for New Mexico.

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