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Region 7

Environmental Planning and Historic Preservation

Risk Mapping, Assessment and Planning

Leadership

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FEMA Region 7 office, located in Kansas City, Missouri oversees federal emergency management for 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.

Leadership

Kathy Fields

Kathy Fields
Regional Administrator (Acting)

Over the past 28 years she has held numerous leadership roles including establishing the National Teleregistration Center and building the foundation for the National Processing Service Centers (NPSC).

Kathy Fields Full Bio

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Jay Van Der Werff
Deputy Regional Administrator (Acting)

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Regional News and Information

By Paul Taylor, FEMA Region 7 Administrator and Capt. Dana Hall, Region 7 Administrator for the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services/ Assistant Secretary of Preparedness and Response.

illustration of page of paper Fact Sheets | December 2, 2020

Less than one week left to register for FEMA assistance

illustration of page of paper Press Release | October 28, 2020

Help is still available for derecho survivors

illustration of page of paper Press Release | October 15, 2020

DES MOINES, Iowa – Survivors from the Iowa August 10 derecho have more time to register for Federal assistance. The deadline for survivors has been extended through Monday, November 2.

illustration of page of paper Press Release | October 8, 2020

DES MOINES, Iowa – The FEMA Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) in Davenport will stay open for a few days longer than previously announced. It will now close permanently on Friday, October 16 at 6 p.m.

illustration of page of paper Press Release | October 9, 2020
Last updated January 20, 2021