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Region 5

Environmental Planning and Historic Preservation

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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


Text: FEMA Regions 5 and 10 Individual and Community Preparedness Presents: HEALTHY GATHERINGS: NAVIGATING STRESS AND ANXIETY DURING THE HOLIDAYS WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 15 11-12 PM PT/1-2 PM CT Learn simple, yet powerful, mindfulness practices that can help you take care of your mental health this holiday season! Closed captioning and an ASL interpreter will be present. If you require additional accommodations, please email FEMA-R10-CommunityPrep@fema.dhs.gov or text/call 425-877-7910.
FEMA Individual and Community Preparedness (Regions 5 and 10) are proud to present the first webinar in the series: Personal and Emotional Resiliency in the Face of Disasters on Wednesday, December 15th at 1pm CT/2pm ET. The webinar, “Healthy Gatherings: Navigating Stress and Anxiety During the Holidays” will focus on steps individuals can take to improve their mental health and personal resilience as the holidays approach.

Regional News and Information

With Thanksgiving fast approaching, make safety a priority while enjoying celebrations with family and friends.
illustration of page of paper Press Release | November 22, 2021
On Sunday, November 7, daylight saving time ends, and we set our clocks back an hour. Take advantage of the extra time to ensure your family and home are best prepared for possible emergencies or unexpected disasters.
illustration of page of paper Press Release | November 2, 2021
The U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and Wisconsin Emergency Management (WEM) announced today that $5,920,539 in federal funding has been made available to Group Health Cooperative of South Central Wisconsin (GHC-SCW) for costs related to the state’s response to severe weather and flooding under the October 18, 2018, federal disaster declaration.
illustration of page of paper Press Release | October 28, 2021
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
Last updated October 13, 2021