State Emergency Operations Center Activated to Level 2 Status.
EOC Stands Ready to Assist Communities Affected by Recent Flooding
EOC Activation due to statewide flooding
The State of New Mexico has more than $5,400,000 in its Federal Emergency Management Agency Hazard Mitigation Grant Program (HMGP) that can be utilized by local jurisdictions and tribal entities for natural hazard mitigation.
February 2013 News Releases
The New Mexico Senate has unanimously confirmed the Governor’s appointment of Gregory A. Myers as Cabinet Secretary for the New Mexico Department of Homeland Security and Emergency Management.
Governor Susana Martinez proclaimed September as ‘Preparedness Month’ in New Mexico. With the Proclamation, New Mexico joins the federal government and other states in promoting awareness for preparatory steps to protect lives and property.
As part of an ongoing full scale exercise code named Operation Aztec, State, local, and federal entities will conduct a series of activities next week to test and enhance coordinated response capabilities to wide-spread threats. While citizens in Las Cruces, Estancia, Deming Santa Fe, Albuquerque, and Roswell may see increased police and National Guard activity between July 23 and 25, this is only an exercise and does not involve any risk to the public.
As the first major event of the Monsoon Season begins, the New Mexico Department of Homeland Security & Emergency Management continues its efforts to coordinate the distribution of resources throughout the state to areas with increased flood potential.
A Fire Management Assistance Grant (FMAG) has been approved by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Region VI to help cover potential costs associated with fighting the CR 4901 Fire.
Evacuations ordered in Mogollon and shelter established in Glenwood Community Center.
New Mexico will take part in a multi-agency, multi-jurisdictional exercise in collaboration with the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA).
Over 30 state, local, tribal and federal entities met Wednesday to prepare for the upcoming wildland fire season.