Rio Arriba County Emergency Management

 

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Mission Statement: 
The mission of the Office of Emergency Management is to prepare for and reduce the effects of natural or man-made disasters through planning, mitigation, response and recovery.

 


National Incident Management System Compliance
The NIMS compliance mandate ensures that all levels of government respond to natural or man-made disasters in a efficient and effective manner. NIMS is comprised of several components involving the Incident Command System, Management of Resources, Public Information and Unified Command

Objectives

  1. Conduct Staff training of IS700 to familiarize all staff with the requirements of NIMS

  2. Train Directors and Elected Officials to the IS- Intermediate level

  3. Conduct a county wide table top exercise to reinforce lessons learned

  4. Work with Directors to ensure development of county resources to include type and kind

  5. Conduct capability assessment with local response agencies to enhance response to CBRNE incidents.

  6. Train responders with courses designed for hazardous materials response to include:

    Hazardous Materials: Awareness

    Hazardous Materials: Operations

    Critical Incident Management

  7. Work with NMDPS to secure funding for full-scale exercise in Sept. 2006

  8. Establish time line for training

  9. Secure location

  10. Establish exercise design time for scenario

Office Location:

1122 Industrial Park Road
Espanola, New Mexico 87532
Office (505)747-1941
Fax (505)747-2338

 

Important Links:

 

Preventing Floods from Damaging a Home - https://www.moneygeek.com/insurance/homeowners/protecting-your-home-against-floods/

Hurricane Safety & Home Protection - https://www.moneygeek.com/insurance/homeowners/protecting-your-home-from-a-hurricane/

A Guide to Earthquake Preparedness - https://www.moneygeek.com/insurance/homeowners/protecting-your-home-against-earthquakes/

How to Protect Your Home Against Wildfires - https://www.moneygeek.com/insurance/homeowner/protecting-your-home-from-wildfires/ 

 

 

EMS Contacts

72 Hour Emergency Kit Info

New Mexico Emergency Management Association
New Mexico Department of Health
National Weather Service
Red Cross
FEMA
Department of Homeland Security Ready
FEMA Training

Emergency Management University

New Mexico Acequia Association

Staff:

Jovan Trujillo, Emergency Manager

 


Information on recent flooding in rio arriba county

All Rio Arriba County residents experiencing flooding damage to their property, please submit photos of the damage as well as contact information including physical address to the Emergency Preparedness Office at 505 747-6367 or see Flooding FAQ's.

Application for Assistance (Ditch Associations)

For Acequia’s wishing to hold annual meetings, outdoor meetings are the recommended alternative to indoor gatherings.  Please see the attached recommended guidance by the New Mexico Acequia Association for more details. Click here

 


Rio Arriba Hazard Mitigation final draft for review.