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.
November 29, 2018
FEMA is 'Digging the History' in Colorado Springs
November 28, 2018
FEMA-funded Project Helps Protect 200 Utah Homes
April 19, 2018
FEMA Helps Utah Prepare for the Worst on Wasatch
April 17, 2018
Conducting Disaster Procurement Training in North Dakota
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 Assistance, Hazard Mitigation Assistance and Preparedness Grants.
- Find resources to help conduct an environmental and historic preservation review
- Get guidance for grant applications
- View listings of regional environmental assessments and notices
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.
- Learn about the Risk MAP program
- Search for existing local Risk MAP projects
- Find location-specific project information using Risk MAP products, which provide user friendly analysis of flood risks
Leadership and Contacts
He began his career at FEMA in January 2014 as part of the Federal Coordinating Officer cadre, leading disaster operations for the agency. He then became the Response Division Director for FEMA Region 8 in January 2015.
Lee dePalo Full Bio
Deputy Regional Administrator
Prior to joining FEMA in January 2016 as the Region 8 Deputy Regional Administrator, Ms. Dragani worked for the Ohio Emergency Management Agency (EMA) for 20 years, where she was the Executive Director from 2005 to 2014.
Nancy Dragani Full Bio