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Region 4

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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 B. 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

Two FEMA registration centers are now open in Canton to help Tropical Storm Fred survivors apply for FEMA assistance.
illustration of page of paper Press Release | September 19, 2021
Free legal assistance is available to survivors in Buncombe, Haywood and Transylvania counties who were affected by Tropical Storm Fred.
illustration of page of paper Press Release | September 19, 2021
Humphreys County decided to participate in the National Flood Insurance Program after the severe storms and flooding that occurred on Aug. 21, which will soon make many previously ineligible residents eligible for federal assistance.
illustration of page of paper Fact Sheets | September 17, 2021
Renters in Buncombe, Haywood and Transylvania counties whose homes and property were damaged by Tropical Storm Fred can apply for federal disaster assistance.
illustration of page of paper Press Release | September 17, 2021
Sept. 16, 2021 marked one year since Hurricane Sally made landfall near the Florida and Alabama border... To date, federal assistance for Hurricane Sally recovery totals more than $326.5 million, including FEMA grants, National Flood Insurance Program payments and disaster loans provided by the U.S. Small Business Administration.
illustration of page of paper Press Release | September 17, 2021
Last updated September 14, 2021