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Region 8

FEMA In Your Community Stories

Environmental Planning and Historic Preservation

Risk Map

Leadership

Contact Us and News

FEMA Region 8 office, located in Denver, Colorado oversees federal emergency management for 29 Tribal Nations and the following states:

FEMA In Your Community Stories

FEMA Region VIII staff are working every day to support our six states and 29 tribal nations.  We provide needed support to communities that have suffered from disasters, but there are also numerous other activities you may not even know that FEMA is involved in.  Here, you can learn more about what we are doing in your community. You can also follow us on Twitter and look for the hashtag #FEMAIYC.

October 30, 2019
FEMA Funds Help Create Greater Awareness of Seismic Activity in Big Sky Country

April 2, 2019
FEMA Liaisons Gather Local Intel to Support Response Effort

November 29, 2018
FEMA is 'Digging the History' in Colorado Springs

November 28, 2018
FEMA-funded Project Helps Protect 200 Utah Homes

August 2, 2018
Conducting Continuity Workshops and Tabletop Exercises in the Dakotas

May 21, 2018
Historic Manitou Springs trail in Colorado preserved with FEMA Mitigation Funds

May 16, 2018
FEMA Tribal Liaisons attend Montana Indian Nations Working Group

May 8, 2018
CSEPP Exercise Allows Pueblo Area Chance to Test Response Capabilities

April 19, 2018
FEMA Helps Utah Prepare for the Worst on Wasatch

April 17, 2018
Conducting Disaster Procurement Training in North Dakota

March 27, 2018
Wheat Ridge, Colorado Benefits from Effective Floodplain Management

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.

Publications

FEMA Region 8 has developed a number of documents to provide useful information to the public on topics such as hazard mitigation and emergency preparedness. The region also creates reports and studies following major disaster events. 

Publications

Leadership

Tammy Littrell

Tammy Littrell
Regional Administrator (Acting)

Over the past 32 years, Tammy has held numerous public servant roles. Most recently as the Acting Deputy Regional Administrator for FEMA Region 2, leading the FEMA response and recovery efforts for COVID-19 for the region with a total population of more than 32 million people.

Tammy Littrell Full Bio

Charles Lawley

Charles Lawley
Deputy Regional Administrator (Acting)

Charles “Bunk” Lawley is a native of Birmingham, Alabama and has over 38 years of Federal Service. Mr. Lawley joined FEMA in April 2003 and is currently detailed to serve as Acting Deputy Regional Administrator for Region 8.

Charles Lawley Full Bio

Contact Us

Regional News and Information

DENVER – The Federal Emergency Management Agency has provided $3.1 million in Public Assistance funding for the University of Utah Hospitals and Clinics COVID-19 response. The assistance was made available under a major disaster declaration issued April 4, 2020.

illustration of page of paper Press Release | August 5, 2021

DENVER – The Federal Emergency Management Agency has provided $1.9 million in Public Assistance funding for Salt Lake County’s COVID-19 response. The assistance was made available under a major disaster declaration issued April 4, 2020.

illustration of page of paper Press Release | August 5, 2021
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

DENVER – FEMA recently awarded more than $400,000 to Albany and Carbon counties for post-fire mitigation. The funds are related to FEMA’s approval of a Fire Management Assistance Grant (FMAG) request from the state of Wyoming for the Mullen Fire. The Mullen Fire started on Sept.

illustration of page of paper Press Release | August 2, 2021

The Federal Emergency Management Agency has provided $23.4 million in additional Public Assistance funding for the COVID-19 response to the City and County of Denver. The assistance was made available under a major disaster declaration issued March 28, 2020.

illustration of page of paper Press Release | August 2, 2021
Last updated July 6, 2021