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New Mexico Borrego Fire (FM-2408)

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Incident period: May 22, 2002 to June 10, 2002
Fire Management Assistance Declaration declared on May 23, 2002


May 24, 2002 - News Release

p>Washington, D.C.-- The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has again authorized federal funds to help New Mexico fight another uncontrolled wildfire burning in the counties of Rio Arriba and Santa Fe. The authorization, made in less than three hours of being contacted by the state, is the third granted to New Mexico this month and fourth for the year. "FEMA remains committed to helping firefighters get the resources they need to extinguish fires that put people's lives and property in harm's way," FEMA Director Joe M. Allbaugh said.

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 $958,864.51 $958,864.51 n/a
Last Updated: Tuesday, November 24, 2015 - 08:11 (Updated daily)

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