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Catastrophic wildfires have affected numerous counties in the North Central region.  The goal of NCNMEDD is to provide support for local governments in accessing recovery funds and to encourage as much local contracting as possible through the recovery process.  For questions related to fire recovery, reach out to Christopher Madrid at 505-920-9257. 



FEMA Individual Assistance For those impacted by the fires, apply for assistance.   

New Mexico Wildfires: How to Start the Disaster Recovery Process hosted by New Mexico District Office | The U.S. Small Business Administration |, ongoing on Thursdays 11am-12noon.  

Firewise USA helps communities of 2,500 or less identify and reduce risks of wildfire. Learn more about how to start a Firewise Program to protect your family's safety, your home, and your neighborhood.   

USDA Disaster Assistance to New Mexico Farmers and Livestock Producers Impacted by Wildfires and Drought.  

NM Department of Homeland Security & Emergency Management 


Fact Sheet for Businesses of All Sizes 

New Mexico State Fire Info - Homeland Security 

Daily Fire Briefings for Calf Canyon and Hermit’s Peak fire at 6pm 

Updated Fire Map 

FEMA Frequently Asked Questions about New Mexico Wildfire Assistance 

NRCS Emergency Watershed Protection Program (EWP) safeguards lives and property from floods, drought, and the products of erosion on any watershed whenever fire, flood or any other natural occurrence is causing or has caused a sudden impairment of the watershed. Eligible sponsors include governmental subdivisions or tribes.   


NM PTAC assists small businesses with government contracting.  Reach out to Stephen Hogan at 505-224-5969 for assistance in procuring contracts in fire recovery work.  


Wildfire Relief Funding through All Together NM  

New Mexico nonprofits and federally-recognized Tribes may apply. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis and all funding will be for core operating support. 


Santa Fe Community Foundation: Rapid Response Grants 

$5,000-$25,000 grants available for organizations/programs in Santa Fe, Los Alamos, Taos, Colfax, Mora, Rio Arriba, and San Miguel Counties, and/or Northern New Mexico Tribal and Pueblo communities. The grants fund nonprofits to build internal capacity to access federal funds. Deadline: June 30 or when funding is exhausted. 


Federal Disaster Assistance  

If you live in one of the New Mexico counties designated for assistance (Colfax, Lincoln, Mora, San Miguel, or Valencia) and your primary home is not safe, sanitary, or livable due to damage from the wildfires and straight-line winds: 

  • if uninsured, apply for assistance. 

  • if you have insurance, file a claim with your insurance company first and then you may apply for FEMA assistance.  


Small Business Administration Disaster Loans Fact Sheet 

Hoja de Datos de la Agencia Federal Para el Desarrollo de la Pequeña Empresa Préstamos Para Desastres 

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