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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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Regional News and Information

One more North Carolina county is eligible to apply for federal disaster assistance to supplement state and local Hurricane Isaias recovery efforts.
illustration of page of paper Press Release | January 20, 2021
Mississippi residents who applied for assistance from FEMA after sustaining damage from Hurricane Zeta will receive a letter from FEMA in the mail or via email.
illustration of page of paper Press Release | January 19, 2021
Disaster survivors affected by Hurricane Zeta may receive a letter from FEMA stating they are ineligible for assistance. This may not be the final word. Applicants who disagree with FEMA’s decision can file an appeal with FEMA.
illustration of page of paper Press Release | January 19, 2021
FEMA assistance is equally available to all. Let FEMA know if you have an accessibility need.
illustration of page of paper Fact Sheets | January 15, 2021
To help communities recover from Hurricane Zeta, FEMA is working with state agencies and volunteer organizations to make sure survivors with disabilities and those with access and functional needs have equal access to disaster assistance programs.
illustration of page of paper Press Release | January 15, 2021
Last updated January 5, 2021