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We are committed to ensuring a simple claims process, including providing one-on-one assistance at fixed and mobile offices to those who submit a claim. We are also conducting government-to-government consultation with affected Tribal Nations to ensure the claims process is accessible.

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You do not have to apply for FEMA disaster assistance to submit a claim to the Hermit’s Peak/Calf Canyon Fire Claims Office.

Did you Suffer Losses or Property Damage from the Hermit’s Peak/Calf Canyon Fire?

The Hermit’s Peak/Calf Canyon Fire Assistance Act Final Rule, published on August 29, 2023, explains the procedures for claimants to seek compensation for injury or loss of property resulting from the Hermit’s Peak/Calf Canyon Fire.

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Have Questions on the Final Rule?
Get answers to commonly asked questions about the Hermit's Peak/Calf Canyon Fire Assistance Act Final Rule.

Featured Final Rule Fact Sheets

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Final Rule - What Has Changed?

This Fact Sheet provides an overview of changes for claimants seeking compensation for injury or loss of property resulting from the Hermit’s Peak/Calf Canyon Fire.

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Compensation for Reforestation and Revegetation

This Fact Sheet explains how the Claims Office will fully compensate for reforestation and revegetation of lost trees using a per-acre value.

Notice and Proof of Loss Forms

New Mexicans impacted by the Hermits Peak/Calf Canyon Fire can submit a Notice of Loss form to signal interest in beginning the claims process.

The Proof of Loss form is a detailed accounting of your loss which will include documentation to support the estimated amount of damage you experienced as a result of the Hermit’s Peak/Calf Canyon Fire.

Notice of Loss Form

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Proof of Loss Form

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Once the Claims Office reviews the Notice of Loss form and confirms completeness, the Claims Office has 180 days to determine the amount to be paid to the claimant.

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Who Can Submit a Claim?
Tribal Nations, entities, corporations or members that have been impacted by the Hermit’s Peak/Calf Canyon Fire.

Funding Obligations

Hermit’s Peak/Calf Canyon By the Numbers: Progress as of 9/29/2023

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