New Mexico Hurricane Katrina Evacuation (EM-3229)
Incident period: August 29, 2005 to October 1, 2005
Emergency Declaration declared on September 7, 2005
Updates and Articles, Blogs, and News Releases
February 28, 2006
Little Rock, Ark. -- The last day for individuals affected by Hurricanes Katrina and Rita to apply for initial disaster assistance with the U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) is March 11, 2006. This is also the deadline to submit disaster loan applications to the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA). Individuals, families and business owners affected by Hurricanes Katrina and Rita should not hesitate to apply for disaster aid if they have not already done so.
February 2, 2006
LITTLE ROCK , Ark. -- The Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) is reminding hurricane victims that have not already registered for FEMA assistance programs to call 1-800-621-FEMA (3362) -- TTY 1-800-462-7585 -- or go online at www.fema.gov . The agency's call centers continue to operate 24 hours a day, seven days-a-week.
January 27, 2006
LITTLE ROCK , Ark.-- The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) is continuing its aggressive outreach to encourage all Hurricane Katrina and Rita evacuees still living in hotels and motels paid for by FEMA to obtain an authorization code by the January 30, 2006 deadline. Additional FEMA operators will be available over the final weekend before the deadline, and lines will continue to be open 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Multilingual operators are also available to take calls.
January 23, 2006
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. -- With a week to go, the Federal Emergency Management Agency is reminding Hurricane Katrina and Rita evacuees who are still living in hotel/motel rooms across the country paid for by FEMA that they must request an authorization code by Monday, January 30, 2006 in order to have their hotel stay paid for beyond February 7, 2006.
December 29, 2005
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. -- Hurricane Katrina and Rita evacuees now have an additional 60 days in which to apply for Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) assistance. Families are encouraged to apply as soon as possible.
December 20, 2005
LITTLE ROCK, Ark -- Hurricane Katrina victims seeking federal temporary housing assistance do not need to complete a U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) loan application to be considered for such assistance.