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Region 4

Environmental Planning and Historic Preservation

Risk Map

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FEMA Region 4 office, located in Atlanta, Georgia oversees federal emergency management for six Tribal Nations and the following states:

Our Federal Regional Center is located in Thomasville, Ga.

Environmental Planning and Historic Preservation

Potential impacts to the environment and cultural resources must be considered when a community applies for FEMA funding through Public AssistanceHazard Mitigation Assistance and Preparedness Grants.

Risk Mapping, Assessment and Planning (Risk MAP)

Risk Mapping, Assessment and Planning (Risk MAP) is a national FEMA program that works with states, tribes, territories and local communities to evaluate and better understand their current flood risk, as well as the actions that can be taken to mitigate and become more resilient against future risk.

Leadership

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Gracia B. Szczech
Regional Administrator

Appointed in February 2015. She joined FEMA in 2000 as one of the first members of the new Federal Coordinating Officer (FCO) cadre. After four years, she left briefly for a position in the private sector, rejoining the agency in May 2005.

Gracia Szczech Full Bio

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Robert Samaan
Deputy Regional Administrator

Prior to becoming the Deputy Regional Administrator in April 2014, He served as FEMA Region IV’s Federal Preparedness Coordinator and National Preparedness Division Director.

Robert Samaan Full Bio

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Upcoming Events



2021 Southeast Private-Public Partners Summit. "Ten Years of Small Steps and Giant Leaps"
Three day webinar focused on private-public partnerships before, during and after a disaster.

Regional News and Information

PENSACOLA, Fla -- FEMA has approved grants totaling $6,296,948 to reimburse the Florida Department of Transportation and West Florida Electrical Cooperative Inc. for Hurricane Michael-related recovery expenses.
illustration of page of paper Press Release | July 30, 2021
FEMA has approved a grant of $1,290,940 for the State of Florida to help the Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) defray the cost of its emergency response to Hurricane Dorian in 2019.
illustration of page of paper Press Release | July 30, 2021
Specialists with FEMA and the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) are available to meet with applicants impacted by the Champlain Towers South building collapse.
illustration of page of paper Fact Sheets | July 29, 2021
While the disaster assistance registration deadline has passed, there is still help available for survivors of severe storms that occurred between Feb. 27 and March 14, 2021.
illustration of page of paper Fact Sheets | July 29, 2021
FRANKFORT, Ky. – The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) is required by law to provide public notice of its intent to provide federal assistance and grant opportunities via the Public Assistance (PA), Individual Assistance (IA), or Hazard Mitigation Grant (HMGP) programs.
illustration of page of paper Press Release | July 28, 2021
Last updated May 28, 2021