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Region 6

Environmental Planning and Historic Preservation

Risk Map

Determining Available Flood Hazard Information

Base Level Engineering Tools and Resources

Virtual Flood Risk Open House

Mitigation Guides

Leadership

Contact Us and News

FEMA Region 6 office, located in Denton, Texas oversees federal emergency management for 68 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.

Determining Available Flood Hazard Information

The Available Flood Hazard Information (AFHI) tables are produced quarterly and may be issued intermediately in response to a Federal Disaster Declaration. AFHI tables allow access to all available flood hazard information within the FEMA flood mapping program, allowing communities, state, and federal entities access to all available data.

Base Level Engineering (BLE) Tools and Resources

We have resources to assist communities for the local review and incorporation of Base Level Engineering datasets in their floodplain management activities. These tools connect up with BLE data available, free-of-charge, on the interactive on-line portal, known as the Estimated Base Flood Elevation (estBFE) Viewer.

View All Base Level Engineering Resources

Virtual Flood Risk Open House

Updating flood maps can be a multi-year effort and providing community review of the maps before they go effective is an important part of the process. FEMA works with communities to provide information and resources online to view the Preliminary Flood Insurance Rate Maps. It’s important for property owners to understand options if they need to consider flood insurance, or if they disagree with the maps.

When face-to-face meetings are not always possible, a Virtual Flood Risk Open House can provide many of the same resources and a link to FEMA’s Flood Map Changes Viewer.

Go to the Community Members’ Guide

Mitigation 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.

View All Mitigation Funding Resource Guides

Leadership

Leadership Region 6 - Tony Robinson

Tony Robinson
Regional Administrator

Appointed in January 2013. Under his leadership, the Region has awarded and managed over $1 billion in grant funding each fiscal year to assist Region 6 partners.

Tony Robinson Full Bio

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Moises Dugan
Deputy Regional Administrator

His responsibilities include oversight and implementation of response and recovery operations for presidentially declared disasters in the five-state region.

Moises Dugan Full Bio

Contact-Us

Regional News and Information

FEMA makes hazard mitigation program funds from coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic available nationwide. President Biden today approved more than $3.46 billion to increase resilience to the impacts of climate change nationwide. This significant investment will be available for natural hazard mitigation measures across the 59 major disaster declarations issued due to the COVID-19 global pandemic.
illustration of page of paper Press Release | August 5, 2021
The deadline for registering with FEMA has passed, but that does not mean FEMA is leaving. FEMA continues working with the Louisiana Governor’s Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness (GOHSEP) to help survivors and communities recover.
illustration of page of paper Press Release | August 4, 2021
Preliminary flood risk information and updated Flood Insurance Rate Maps (FIRMs) are available for review by residents and business owners in Tarrant County, Texas. Property owners are encouraged to review the latest information to learn about local flood risks and potential future flood insurance requirements. Community stakeholders can identify any concerns or questions about the information provided and participate in the 90-day appeal and comment periods.
illustration of page of paper Press Release | August 2, 2021
Preliminary flood risk information and updated Flood Insurance Rate Maps (FIRMs) are available for review by residents and business owners in Dallas County, Texas. Property owners are encouraged to review the latest information to learn about local flood risks and potential future flood insurance requirements. Community stakeholders can identify any concerns or questions about the information provided and participate in the 90-day appeal and comment period.
illustration of page of paper Press Release | August 5, 2021
Just one week remains for Louisiana homeowners, renters or business owners in Ascension, Calcasieu, East Baton Rouge, Iberville and Lafayette parishes to apply for federal disaster assistance because of property damage or other eligible losses in May due to severe storms, tornadoes and flooding.
illustration of page of paper Press Release | July 26, 2021
Last updated May 12, 2021