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FEMA Region 5 office, located in Chicago, Illinois oversees federal emergency management for 34 Tribal Nations and the following states:

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.

Mitigation Guides

Mitigation Funding Resource Guides

Mitigation Funding Resource Guides provide state, territory, and local officials with a wide range of potential funding resources including grants, loans, technical assistance and in-kind services from multiple stakeholders.

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Leadership

Thomas C. Sivak

Thomas C. Sivak
Regional Administrator

Thomas C. Sivak
Regional Administrator

Throughout Mr. Sivak 15-year emergency management and public safety career, he has proudly worked for private, urban area and county public sector organizations and filled leadership roles for several major incident and event activations.

Thomas C. Sivak Full Bio

Jason C. Gamble

Jason C. Gamble
Deputy Regional Administrator (Acting)

Jason C. Gamble serves as the Acting Deputy Regional Administrator for FEMA Region 5. In this position, his responsibilities include oversight for the operational aspects of preparedness, response, recovery and mitigation activities in support of the Region.

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FEMA is soliciting written comments from those agencies, organizations, and individuals regarding the Draft Programmatic Agreement governing FEMA’s responsibilities under Section 106 of the National Historic Preservation Act with regards to federally funded actions in the State of Ohio.

Regional News and Information

Representatives from FEMA will host a virtual Flood Map Information Open House for communities in Madison County, Ohio, on May 24, 2022, from 5 – 7 p.m. ET. The open house will give residents the chance to review preliminary versions of a recently completed Flood Insurance Study (FIS) report and its accompanying preliminary Flood Insurance Rate Maps (FIRM).
illustration of page of paper Press Release | May 16, 2022
The U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and Wisconsin Emergency Management (WEM) announced today that $23,800,232.83 in federal funding has been made available to the Wisconsin Department of Administration (DOA) for costs related to the state’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic under the federal disaster declaration of April 4, 2020.
illustration of page of paper Press Release | May 4, 2022
May is Building Safety Month, and this year’s campaign, “Safety for All: Building Codes in Action,” raises awareness about the importance of building codes to ensure safety in the spaces in which we live, work and learn.
illustration of page of paper Press Release | May 3, 2022
Representatives from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) will host a Virtual Flood Map Information Open House for communities in Preble County, Ohio, on May 10, 2022, from 5 – 7 p.m. The open house will give residents the chance to review preliminary versions of a recently completed Flood Insurance Study (FIS) report and its accompanying preliminary Flood Insurance Rate Map (FIRM).
illustration of page of paper Press Release | May 2, 2022
Representatives from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) will host a Virtual Flood Map Information Open House for communities in Crawford County, Ohio, on April 26, 2022, from 5 – 7 p.m. The open house will give residents the chance to review preliminary versions of a recently completed Flood Insurance Study (FIS) report and its accompanying preliminary Flood Insurance Rate Maps (FIRMs).
illustration of page of paper Press Release | April 18, 2022
Last updated March 28, 2022