News, Media & Events: New Mexico

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FEMA is seeking public feedback on the Hermit’s Peak Fire Assistance Act. The Act provides $2.5 billion to compensate New Mexicans impacted by the Hermit’s Peak/Calf Canyon Fire.

FEMA is seeking public feedback from state, local, tribal and territorial (SLTT) stakeholders and the general public on how communities use Mitigation funding through the Public Assistance Program.


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Press Releases and Fact Sheets

This interim final rule sets out the procedures for Claimants to seek compensation for injury or loss of property resulting from the Hermit’s Peak/Calf Canyon Fire.
illustration of page of paper Fact Sheets | November 22, 2022
FEMA has published an Interim Final Rule in the Federal Register implementing the Hermit’s Peak/Calf Canyon Fire Assistance Act on Nov. 14, and is now seeking public comment on this Interim Final Rule. The public comment period will run from Nov. 14, 2022, through Jan. 13, 2023, and comments can be submitted at Regulations.gov. The Federal Register Notice docket number is FEMA-2022-0037.
illustration of page of paper Press Release | November 14, 2022
The Field Leadership Directorate, within the Office of Response and Recovery at FEMA, is searching for experienced disaster management leaders for the launch of a new National Incident Management Assistance Team (IMAT) focused on Homeland Security Incidents. This team will be tasked with responding to incidents that fall outside of the authorities of the Stafford Act but require a coordinated federal or DHS response.
illustration of page of paper Fact Sheets | November 4, 2022