The minimum preparedness includes a designated place to meet if separated, an emergency stockpile of food, water, cash, coins, a radio, flashlight(s), and two weeks dosage of critical medications.
The Southwest Coordination Center (SWCC) is the interagency focal point for coordinating the mobilization of resources between zones of the Southwest area and, when necessary, the National Coordination Center in Boise, ID. Located in Albuquerque, NM, the Center mobilizes resources for wildland fire, wildland fire use, prescribe fire, and other all-risk incidents. In addition, the center provides predictive services and Intelligence related-products in support of incident management decision-making for wildland fire managers and on-the-ground wildland firefighters.
National Weather Service Albuquerque Office provides comprehensive weather information for the region, including hazards, conditions, radar imagery, forecasts and climate information.
New Mexico Road Advisory Information is posted as it becomes available on the NM Department of Transportation website.
Tips for First Responders is a document produced as part of an ongoing, collaborative project on emergency preparedness and people with disabilities. The primary organizations involved in this project include the Center for Development and Disability in the University of New Mexico’s School of Medicine; the American Association on Health and Disability, the Research and Training Center at the University of Kansas, the New Mexico Governors Commission on Disability; and the Office of Health Emergency Management of the New Mexico Department of Health.
U.S. Dept of Homeland Security National Situation Updates are compiled for use in emergency management planning and operational activities. Updates include information and graphics gathered from a variety of sources including other federal agencies and departments, state and local government, and the news media. Updates are published daily Monday through Friday by the Information Coordination Unit, Assessment and Analysis Branch, Operations and Planning Division, Response and Recovery Directorate at FEMA Headquarters, Washington, D.C.