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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

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Kevin M. Sligh Sr.

Regional Administrator (Acting)

Responsible for the oversight for the operational aspects of preparedness, response, recovery and mitigation activities in support of the Region’s six Great Lakes states. He previously served as Deputy Director, Office of Marine Environmental Response Policy at U.S. Coast Guard HQ.

Kevin M. Sligh Full Bio

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Maureen Cunningham

Deputy Regional Administrator (Acting)

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Regional News and Information

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and Ohio Emergency Management Agency announced today that $10,345,019 in federal funding has been made available to the Wood County Health District for costs related to the response to COVID-19 under the federal disaster declaration of March 31, 2020.
illustration of page of paper Press Release | April 15, 2021
The U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and Wisconsin Emergency Management (WEM) announced today that $3,411,680 in federal funding has been made available to Dane County 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 | April 1, 2021
The U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and Ohio Emergency Management Agency (Ohio EMA) announced today that $4,688,916 in federal funding has been made available to The Ohio State University for costs related to the state’s response to COVID-19 under the federal disaster declaration of March 31, 2020.
illustration of page of paper Press Release | April 1, 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 $7,252,111 in federal funding has been made available to the Minnesota Department of Health for costs related to the state’s response to COVID-19 under the federal disaster declaration of April 7, 2020.
illustration of page of paper Press Release | March 29, 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 $1,147,724 in federal funding has been made available to the Minnesota Department of Human Services for costs related to the state’s response to COVID-19 under the federal disaster declaration of April 7, 2020.
illustration of page of paper Press Release | March 29, 2021
Last updated March 31, 2021