New Mexico Severe Storms and Flooding (DR-1936)

Incident period: July 25, 2010 to August 9, 2010
Major Disaster Declaration declared on September 13, 2010

Updates and Articles, Blogs, and News Releases

September 30, 2010
News Release
DENTON, Texas -- It's National Preparedness Month - a month-long initiative sponsored by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Ready Campaign and Citizen Corps. FEMA and the New Mexico Department of Homeland Security and Emergency Management (DHSEM) are joining together to remind everyone to Be Prepared! "One important step to take to prepare for unexpected emergencies is to buy flood insurance from the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP)," said FEMA Federal Coordinating Officer Sandy Coachman. DID YOU KNOW?
September 29, 2010
News Release
DENTON, Texas -- For state, tribal and local governments in five New Mexico counties recovering from this summer's floods, repairing public buildings, damaged roads, and infrastructure by reducing or mitigating the impact of future flood events makes sense, according to disaster recovery officials. The presidential disaster declaration of Sept. 13, 2010, opened the door for Federal Public Assistance, including state and federal cost-sharing mitigation funding in disaster-affected counties.
September 29, 2010
News Release
DENTON, Texas -- It's National Preparedness Month – a month-long initiative sponsored by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Ready Campaign and Citizen Corps. FEMA and the New Mexico Department of Homeland Security and Emergency Management (DHSEM) join together to remind everyone to Be Prepared! "Preparedness is everyone's responsibility," said FEMA Federal Coordinating Officer Sandy Coachman. "Are you Ready?" DID YOU KNOW?
September 21, 2010
News Release
DENTON, Texas -- Damages from severe storms and flooding left their mark on five New Mexico counties hit earlier this summer, making them eligible to receive federal funding for repairs, according to officials with the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the New Mexico Department of Homeland Security and Emergency Management (DHSEM). 
September 13, 2010
News Release
Following is a summary of key federal disaster aid programs that can be made available as needed and warranted under President Obama’s major disaster declaration issued for New Mexico. Assistance for the State, Tribal and Affected Local Governments Can Include as Required:
September 13, 2010
News Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- The head of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Craig Fugate announced today that federal disaster aid has been made available to New Mexico to supplement state and local recovery efforts in the area struck by severe storms and flooding during the period of July 25 to August 9, 2010.

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Preliminary Damage Assessment

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