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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

FEMA has approved grants totaling $16,200,366 to reimburse recovery expenses in Florida for Hurricane Michael.
illustration of page of paper Press Release | April 16, 2021
FEMA has awarded grants totaling $3,781,942 for the State of Florida to reimburse applicants for the costs of emergency response and beach restoration following Hurricane Dorian in 2019.
illustration of page of paper Press Release | April 16, 2021
FEMA has approved an additional $9,232,418 to reimburse the Florida Division of Emergency Management for emergency protective measures during and after Hurricane Michael.
illustration of page of paper Press Release | April 15, 2021
ATLANTA - FEMA has proposed updates to the Flood Insurance Rate Map (FIRM) for DeKalb County, Alabama. Community stakeholders are encouraged to review the updated maps to learn about local flood risks and potential future flood insurance implications and may submit comments and appeals during the upcoming 90-day appeal and comment period.
illustration of page of paper Press Release | April 14, 2021
ATLANTA - FEMA has proposed updates to the Flood Insurance Rate Map (FIRM) for Jackson County, Alabama. Community stakeholders are encouraged to review the updated maps to learn about local flood risks and potential future flood insurance implications and may submit comments and appeals during the upcoming 90-day appeal and comment period.
illustration of page of paper Press Release | April 14, 2021
Last updated April 6, 2021