News, Media & Events: New Mexico


Virtual presentation provided by FEMA Careers held the first Wednesday of each month. Topics include a FEMA overview, federal resume writing tips, navigating, and additional resources.

FEMA is seeking public feedback from partners, stakeholders, and the general public on the Achieving Equitable Recovery: A Post Disaster Guide for Local Officials (“Equity Guide”), developed by the Community Assistance Branch, Interagency Coordination Division, Recovery Directorate.

FEMA’s Grant Programs Directorate (GPD) is offering a training introducing grant recipients and subrecipients to the purpose and organization of the grants management regulations detailed in Title 2 Part 200 of the Code of Federal Regulations (2 C.F.R. 200).

Preparedness Tips

A few inches of water in a 1,000-square foot home could cost more than $10,000 in repairs and replacement of personal possessions. Homeowner’s insurance doesn’t cover most floods. Learn more about flood insurance.

Press Releases and Fact Sheets

Congress directed FEMA to create the Hermit’s Peak/Calf Canyon Claims Office to disburse $3.95 billion provided in compensation to claimants affected by the Hermit’s Peak/Calf Canyon Fire. The Hermit’s Peak/Calf Canyon Fire Assistance Act is separate from, and different than, disaster assistance provided by FEMA and by the low-interest disaster loans provided by the Small Business Administration (SBA) in the immediate aftermath of the fire.
illustration of page of paper Fact Sheets | March 9, 2023
New flood maps have been finalized and will become effective on Sept. 7, 2023, for Lincoln County, Oklahoma. During the next six months, a FEMA compliance specialist will work with the community to update each floodplain ordinance and adopt these new flood maps.
illustration of page of paper Press Release | March 7, 2023
Claims Offices in San Miguel and Mora counties are expected to open late March – early April.
illustration of page of paper Press Release | March 7, 2023