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FEMA Region 6 office, located in Denton, TX, partners with federal emergency management for 68 Tribal Nations and the following states.

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Visit the state's page for localized content, such as disaster recovery centers, flood maps, fact sheets, jobs and other resources.

Leadership

Tony Robinson

Region 6 Administrator

Traci Brasher

Region 6 Deputy Administrator

Region 6 Resources

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Risk Communications Guidebook for Local Officials

Find customizable templates and additional tools to support your Risk MAP outreach. Download the Resource Matrix for all Guidebook templates.

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Use the search filters below to browse content tailored to help Region 6 prepare for, respond to and recover from disasters.

FACT SHEET: Post-Preliminary

Customize this template to create an informative fact sheet for community stakeholders. It discusses the Post-Preliminary phase of Risk MAP.

FACT SHEET: Stakeholder Advisory Groups – Discovery

Learn how to form a representative stakeholder advisory group. This group can share information and add their input on how to understand and reduce a community’s flood risk.

FACT SHEET: What Insurance Professionals Need to Know

Customize this template to create a fact sheet for your community’s insurance professionals.

FACT SHEET: What Realty and Lending Professionals Need to Know

Customize this template to create a fact sheet on Risk MAP for local realty and lending professionals.

Find Your Flood Map

Risk Mapping, Assessment and Planning (Risk MAP) is a national FEMA program that works with states, tribes, territories and local communities to evaluate and better understand their current flood risk, as well as the actions that can be taken to mitigate and become more resilient against future risk.

Contact Us

General
940-898-5399

Grants
FEMA-R6-Grants-Inquiry@fema.dhs.gov

Exercise Officer
FEMA-R6-Exercise@fema.dhs.gov

News Desk
940-898-5454
FEMA-R6-NewsDesk@fema.dhs.gov

Technological Hazards
Oscar Martinez
FEMA-R6-REPP@fema.dhs.gov

Tribal Affairs
202-258-1485
FEMA-R6-Tribal-Affairs@fema.dhs.gov

Regional News and Information

New Mexico homeowners and renters who sustained damage from the South Fork and Salt Fires that began June 17, 2024, and continuing may be eligible for disaster assistance under FEMA’s Individuals and Households Program.
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Per the Hermit’s Peak Fire Assistance Act (“Act”), the deadline to submit a Notice of Loss (NOL) is November 14, 2024, to receive compensation for damages from the Hermit’s Peak/Calf Canyon Fire (“Fire”). The NOL is the first step in the claims process. To receive compensation for losses, individuals, households, businesses, and other entities must submit a NOL to the Hermit’s Peak/Calf Canyon Claims Office (“Claims Office”) to initiate the claims process.
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Residents and members of the Mescalero Apache Tribe and Lincoln County, who have damage from the South Fork and Salt Fires may be eligible for federal disaster assistance from the FEMA Individual Assistance grant program. It may be weeks before everyone can return to their property to assess the damage. You can apply now for federal assistance, before you return home, even without insurance adjustor information.
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Recovering from wildfires is difficult and overwhelming. FEMA’s Disaster Survivor Assistance (DSA) crews are meeting New Mexico residents where they are to help them apply for FEMA assistance and to assist them on their road to recovery.
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Otero County has been added to the major disaster declaration for New Mexico following the South Fork and Salt Fires and flooding that began June 17.
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