New Mexicans affected by last year's wildfire get FEMA aid

Posted on AllSides April 24th, 2023
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SANTA FE, New Mexico (AP) — The Federal Emergency Management Agency Hermits Peak/Calf Canyon Claims Office, charged with administering nearly $4 billion in emergency financial aid for survivors of last year’s record-breaking wildfire in New Mexico, is expected to open its three regional offices to the public Wednesday. The wildfire was the most destructive in state history, burning 533 square miles (1,380 square kilometers) between early April and mid-June in San Miguel, Mora and Taos counties. It destroyed more than 900 structures, including several hundred homes, according to authorities. Ben...

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