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Region 5

Environmental Planning and Historic Preservation

Risk Map

Mitigation Guides

Leadership

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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

Leadership Region 6 - Moises Dugan

Moises Dugan
Regional Administrator (Acting)

Mr. Dugan joined FEMA in 2014 as the Region 4 Mitigation Division Director, responsible for leading risk reduction activities and enforcing federal floodplain management, environmental and historic preservation compliance.

Moises Dugan Full Bio

Robert Vehe

Robert "Bob" Vehe
Deputy Regional Administrator (Acting)

Mr. Robert Vehe has been with U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) since 2002 and presently serves as the Acting Deputy Regional Administrator for FEMA, Region V and otherwise serves as the Director of Mission Support Division, FEMA, Region V.

Robert "Bob" Vehe Full Bio

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Upcoming Events


Michigan residents in Wayne, Washtenaw, Oakland and Macomb counties have until November 12, 2021 to apply for disaster assistance as a result of flooding and severe storms that occurred on June 25-26,2021.

Regional News and Information

The annual Great ShakeOut earthquake drill will take place Oct. 21 at 10:21 a.m. local time and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Region 5 office wants everyone to Drop, Cover and Hold On, while learning the important steps to stay safe during an earthquake.
illustration of page of paper Press Release | October 18, 2021
The U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and Ohio Emergency Management Agency (Ohio EMA) announced today that $5,166,613 in federal funding has been made available to OhioHealth Corporation–Greater Columbus Area Hospitals for costs related to the state’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic under the March 31, 2020, federal disaster declaration.
illustration of page of paper Press Release | October 14, 2021
The U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the Minnesota Department of Public Safety Homeland Security and Emergency Management division (DPS-HSEM) announced today that $30 million in federal funding has been made available to the Minnesota Department of Health for costs related to the state’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic under the federal disaster declaration of April 7, 2020.
illustration of page of paper Press Release | October 12, 2021
Through the Pre-Disaster Mitigation grant program (PDM), the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has released $1,626,338 to the village of Fox Point, Wisconsin for a resilient infrastructure project to protect the Lake Michigan shoreline from erosion.
illustration of page of paper Press Release | September 14, 2021
The U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and Minnesota Department of Safety, Division of Emergency Management (HSEM) announced today that $12,500,000 in federal funding has been made available to the Minnesota Department of Health for costs related to the state’s COVID-19 vaccine distribution and administration under the federal disaster declaration on April 7, 2020.
illustration of page of paper Press Release | September 3, 2021
Last updated October 13, 2021