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Volunteer and Donate Recovery can take many years after a disaster. There are many ways to help such as donating cash, needed items or your time. Learn more about how to help those in need. Don’t self-deploy to disaster areas. Trusted organizations in the affected areas know where volunteers are needed. Work with an established organization to make sure you have the appropriate safety, training and skills needed to respond. FEMA Voluntary Agency Liaisons (VALs) build relationships and coordinate efforts with voluntary, faith-based and community organizations active in disasters. Doing Business with FEMA...

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Volunteer and Donate Recovery can take many years after a disaster. There are many ways to help such as donating cash, needed items or your time. Learn more about how to help those in need. Don’t self-deploy to disaster areas. Trusted organizations in the affected areas know where volunteers are needed. Work with an established organization to make sure you have the appropriate safety, training and skills needed to respond. FEMA Voluntary Agency Liaisons (VALs) build relationships and coordinate efforts with voluntary, faith-based and community organizations active in disasters. Doing Business with FEMA...

Two Weeks Left to File for Flood Insurance Through the Claims Office

SANTA FE, N.M. – The deadline to file a claim for National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) flood insurance is April 1.  Individuals and businesses impacted by the Hermit’s Peak/Calf Canyon Fire have just two more weeks to submit a claim. Claims for flood insurance submitted after April 1 will not be accepted.The FEMA Hermit’s Peak/Calf Canyon Claims Office is making five years of flood insurance available to individuals and business impacted by the fire. To receive a federal National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) policy, you must submit a claim for flood insurance no...

Costs for Hosting Fire Evacuees May be Reimbursed

SANTA FE, N.M. -- The FEMA Hermit’s Peak/Calf Canyon Claims Office may reimburse individuals for some costs incurred for hosting fire evacuees between April 6, 2022, and November 14, 2022. Compensation for hosting fire evacuees is separate than compensation provided to evacuees for their evacuation. The host’s compensation does not impact an evacuee’s ability to file for evacuation compensation.The evacuee’s residence must have been unlivable or inaccessible due to mandatory evacuation orders, blocked access, fire and smoke damage, flood damage, or utility outages.Examples of costs associated with hosting evacuees include food,...

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Volunteer and Donate Recovery can take many years after a disaster. There are many ways to help such as donating cash, needed items or your time. Learn more about how to help those in need. Don’t self-deploy to disaster areas. Trusted organizations in the affected areas know where volunteers are needed. Work with an established organization to make sure you have the appropriate safety, training and skills needed to respond. FEMA Voluntary Agency Liaisons (VALs) build relationships and coordinate efforts with voluntary, faith-based and community organizations active in disasters. Doing Business with FEMA...

Tulsa County, Oklahoma, Flood Maps Become Final

DENTON, Texas – New flood maps have been finalized and will become effective on Sept. 12, 2024, for Tulsa 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. Residents are encouraged to examine the maps to determine if they are in a low-to-moderate or high-risk flood zone. The current and future Flood Insurance Rate Map can be viewed on FEMA’s Flood Map Changes Viewer at https://msc.fema.gov/fmcv.By understanding flood risks, individuals can decide which insurance option...

FEMA Claims Office Hosting Three-Day Workshop in Las Vegas, March 12 -14

SANTA FE, N.M. -- FEMA Hermits Peak /Calf Canyon Claims Office Advocate team will host a three-day workshop from March 12 to 14 at the New Mexico Highlands University to offer assistance with the claims process. People affected by the Hermits Peak Fire and subsequent flooding are invited to take advantage of the workshop and visit one-on-one with Claims Office representatives to ask questions about any part of the process or their own individual claim. Attendees will also be able to bring in any paperwork that needs to be added to their...

FEMA Hermit’s Peak/Calf Canyon Claims Office Announces Two Advocate Resource Fairs in March

SANTA FE, N.M. -- The Hermit’s Peak/Calf Canyon Claims Office is pleased to announce two upcoming Advocate Resource Fairs for individuals impacted by the 2022 Hermit’s Peak/Calf Canyon Fire. The resource fairs are part of ongoing efforts to promote services and information to the community and provide one-on-one assistance and resources to support recovery efforts.Individuals impacted by the fires who have filed a claim with the Claims Office or are interested in learning more about the process are encouraged to attend.The Advocate Resource Fairs will feature informative sessions on critical topics,...

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