News & Announcements Updates

News & Announcements

July 27, 2018
Team Rubicon and Fema Add to Resources Available, Resource Center Opens Tomorrow

In addition to the announcement that FEMA assessment teams are coming to New Mexico next week, the EOC also announced support from Team Rubicon and a Multi-Agency Resource Center for the weekend:

Multi-Agency Resource Center: On Saturday and Sunday, the City will operate a Walk-In Multi-Agency Resource Center at Genoveva Chavez Community Center. It will include the American Red Cross, IFOC Sangre de Cristo Chaplain Corps, the Salvation Army and others. 3221 Rodeo Road, 9am-5pm. Information will be available on debris removal, house cleanup, spiritual care, and housing resources.

Sandbags: While city personnel and volunteers ceased sandbag operations Friday at noon, sandbags will be available at 1130 Siler Road on a self-serve basis throughout the weekend.

Team Rubicon is deploying on Saturday, July 28th, to conduct damage assessments and muck outs to assist residents affected by recent flooding. They will be working mostly in the Siler/Cerrillos area and the area west on  the frontage road west of the Walmart on I-25 and Cerrillos. Their work will be focused on, primarily, the elderly and/or those in greatest need, to assist homeowners to get back into their homes as quickly as possible.

FEMA: Following a municipal proclamation of emergency from the City of Santa Fe and a request from the State of New Mexico, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) is sending Preliminary Damage Assessment teams to look at the damages caused by the heavy rains in Santa Fe and other parts of the state.

Additional External Resources: City of Santa Fe is working with intrastate partners, including City of Albuquerque; Los Alamos County; and various volunteer and civic organizations to assist in response and recovery efforts.

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Contact: Matt Ross, Public Information. (505) 955-6045. [bot protected email address]

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