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FEMA Region 5 office, located in Chicago, IL, partners with federal emergency management for 34 Tribal Nations and the following states.

States

Visit the state's page for localized content, such as disaster recovery centers, flood maps, fact sheets, jobs and other resources.

Leadership

Thomas C. Sivak

Region 5 Administrator

Michael Chesney

Region 5 Deputy Administrator

Region 5 Resources

Environmental Requirements to Apply for FEMA Funding

When a community applies for FEMA funding — such as Public Assistance, Hazard Mitigation Assistance or Preparedness Grants — potential impacts to the environment and cultural resources must be considered.

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NOTE: Environmental requirements do not apply to individuals and families applying for assistance.

Find Your Flood 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 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.

Contact Us

General
312-408-5500
fema-r5-info@fema.dhs.gov

Congressional/Intergovernmental
312-408-4427
fema-r5-congressional@fema.dhs.gov

News Desk
312-408-4455
fema-r5-news-desk@fema.dhs.gov

Tribal Affairs
312-408-5286
fema-r5-tribal@fema.dhs.gov

Upcoming Events



The City of Alton, Madison County, Illinois in conjunction with the Illinois Emergency Management Agency, has been awarded funding through FEMA’s Pre-Disaster Mitigation (PDM) Congressionally Directed Spending program for a three-part flood mitigation project.


Lake County Stormwater Management Commission, Lake County, Illinois in conjunction with the Illinois Emergency Management Agency, has been awarded funding through FEMA’s Pre-Disaster Mitigation (PDM) Congressionally Directed Spending program to fund mitigation measures to Sylvan Lake Dam to reduce the risk of loss of life and property from future hazard events or disasters.

Representatives from FEMA will host an in-person flood map information open house on February 15, 2023, from 6 – 8 p.m. ET for communities in Carroll County, Indiana. The open houses will give residents the chance to review preliminary versions of a recently completed Flood Insurance Study (FIS) and its accompanying preliminary Flood Insurance Rate Map (FIRM).

Representatives from FEMA will host a Flood Map Information Open House for communities in St. Louis County, Minnesota, on February 15, 2023, from 5 – 7 p.m. CT. The open houses will give residents a chance to review preliminary versions of the recently completed Flood Insurance Study (FIS) report and its accompanying preliminary Flood Insurance Rate Maps (FIRMs). 

Representatives from FEMA will host a Flood Map Information Open House for communities in St. Louis County, Minnesota, on February 16, 2023, from 5 – 7 p.m. CT. The open houses will give residents a chance to review preliminary versions of the recently completed Flood Insurance Study (FIS) report and its accompanying preliminary Flood Insurance Rate Maps (FIRMs). 

Representatives from FEMA will host  a virtual flood map information open house on February 21, 2023, from 6 – 8 p.m. ET for communities in Carroll County, Indiana. The open houses will give residents the chance to review preliminary versions of a recently completed Flood Insurance Study (FIS) and its accompanying preliminary Flood Insurance Rate Map (FIRM).

Regional News and Information

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Lake County Stormwater Management Commission, Lake County, Illinois in conjunction with the Illinois Emergency Management Agency, has been awarded funding through FEMA’s Pre-Disaster Mitigation (PDM) Congressionally Directed Spending program to fund mitigation measures to Sylvan Lake Dam to reduce the risk of loss of life and property from future hazard events or disasters.
illustration of a calendar FEMA Event | Published: February 3, 2023
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The City of Alton, Madison County, Illinois in conjunction with the Illinois Emergency Management Agency, has been awarded funding through FEMA’s Pre-Disaster Mitigation (PDM) Congressionally Directed Spending program for a three-part flood mitigation project.
illustration of a calendar FEMA Event | Published: February 3, 2023
FEMA and the Ohio Emergency Management Agency announced today the release of $2,165,400 in hazard mitigation funding for a project to reduce flood risk in Boardman Township, Ohio.
illustration of page of paper Press Release | Published: February 2, 2023
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Representatives from FEMA will host  a virtual flood map information open house on February 21, 2023, from 6 – 8 p.m. ET for communities in Carroll County, Indiana. The open houses will give residents the chance to review preliminary versions of a recently completed Flood Insurance Study (FIS) and its accompanying preliminary Flood Insurance Rate Map (FIRM).
illustration of a calendar FEMA Event | Published: February 1, 2023
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Representatives from FEMA will host an in-person flood map information open house on February 15, 2023, from 6 – 8 p.m. ET for communities in Carroll County, Indiana. The open houses will give residents the chance to review preliminary versions of a recently completed Flood Insurance Study (FIS) and its accompanying preliminary Flood Insurance Rate Map (FIRM).
illustration of a calendar FEMA Event | Published: February 1, 2023
Last updated January 20, 2023