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New Mexico Severe Storms and Flooding (DR-1936)

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Incident period: July 25, 2010 to August 09, 2010
Major Disaster Declaration declared on September 13, 2010


December 4, 2014 - News Release

DENTON, Texas - Nearly $1.4 million was awarded recently to the Pueblo of Acoma in New Mexico by the Federal Emergency Management Agency for repair of the Anzac Irrigation Channel System.Nearly five miles of the concrete-lined channel received severe damage as a result of torrential rains and severe flooding in Cibola County in July and August 2010. Structural flaws and damages were revealed following the removal of accumulated silt from the channel.

October 21, 2010 - News Release

DENTON, Texas -- As five New Mexico counties affected by flooding make repairs to damaged infrastructure, officials with the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the New Mexico Department of Homeland Security and Emergency Management (DHSEM) are reminding everyone about the importance of flood insurance: Here are myths and facts about the program: MYTH: You can’t buy flood insurance if you are located in a high-flood-risk area.

October 7, 2010 - News Release

DENTON, Texas -- Recovery from summer flooding in five New Mexico counties can only be complete after state, tribal and local officials work toward preventing or minimizing losses in a future disaster. The New Mexico Department of Homeland Security and Emergency Management (DHSEM) and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) offer mitigation assistance through a variety of programs. FEMA grant programs include the Hazard Mitigation Grant Program (HMGP), Flood Mitigation Assistance (FMA), and Pre-Disaster Mitigation (PDM).

Financial Assistance

If and when individual assistance money is approved for this disaster, it will be displayed here. Information is updated every 24 hours.

Public Assistance - Dollars Approved

Public Assistance (PA): Disaster grant assistance available for communities to quickly respond to and recover from major disasters or emergencies declared by the President

Emergency Work (Categories A-B): Work that must be performed to reduce or eliminate an immediate threat to life, protect public health and safety, and to protect improved property that is significantly threatened due to disasters or emergencies declared by the President

Permanent Work (Categories C-G): Work that is required to restore a damaged facility, through repair or restoration, to its pre-disaster design, function, and capacity in accordance with applicable codes and standards

*Dollars Approved: Assistance dollars approved but not necessarily disbursed.

*Dollars Obligated: Funds made available to the State via electronic transfer following FEMA's final review and approval of Public Assistance projects.

Total Public Assistance Grants - Dollars Obligated* Emergency Work (Categories A-B) - Dollars Obligated* Permanent Work (Categories C-G) - Dollars Obligated*
Total Amount $11,353,724.42 $1,247,099.82 $9,691,137.60
Last Updated: Tuesday, November 24, 2015 - 08:25 (Updated daily)

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Preliminary Damage Assessment

  • New Mexico, FEMA-1936-DR (PDF 20KB)