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.

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Regional News and Information

FEMA has approved $2,409,846 to reimburse Marshall County for expenses paid for the collection and proper disposal of storm debris after the Dec. 10-11, 2021, tornadoes.
illustration of page of paper Press Release | May 16, 2022
The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) is bringing together federal and state agencies as well as legal aid services under one roof to offer their services and resources to families recovering from the Dec. 10-11 tornadoes. The Disaster Recovery Resource Fair will be held on May 21 from 10 a.m. CT to 4 p.m. CT at the high school gym in Mayfield.
illustration of page of paper Press Release | May 16, 2022
FEMA has approved $1,585,196 to reimburse Bowling Green Municipal Utilities for its mutual aid use of 18 utility companies from Georgia, Kentucky and Tennessee that assisted in power restoration and repairs after the Dec. 10-11, 2021, tornadoes.
illustration of page of paper Press Release | May 13, 2022
FEMA has provided assistance for several disaster declarations in Tennessee in the last several months, including for a tornado outbreak that occurred Dec. 10-11, 2021, in middle and west Tennessee and severe storms and flooding that took place in middle Tennessee on Aug. 21, 2021. 
illustration of page of paper Fact Sheets | May 5, 2022
FEMA has provided assistance for several disaster declarations in Tennessee in the last several months, including for a tornado outbreak that occurred Dec. 10-11, 2021, in middle and west Tennessee and severe storms and flooding that took place in middle Tennessee on Aug. 21, 2021. 
illustration of page of paper Fact Sheets | April 27, 2022
Last updated January 27, 2022