Region 9

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FEMA Region 9 office, located in Oakland, California oversees federal emergency management for 150 Tribal Nations and the following states/ territories:

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

Robert J. Fenton, Jr.

Robert J. Fenton, Jr.
Regional Administrator

Since joining FEMA in 1996, Mr. Fenton has played a significant role in numerous large-scale response and recovery operations in the U.S. He has worked in various executive leadership roles at FEMA headquarters and was appointed the Region 9 administrator in July 2015.

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Tammy Littrell

Tammy Littrell
Deputy Regional Administrator

For over 30 years, Ms. Littrell has held leadership positions in over 50 federally declared disasters. Most recently, she served as acting Region 8 administrator and acting Region 2 deputy administrator.

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Regional News and Information

The Federal Emergency Management Agency’s (FEMA) regional administrator authorized the use of federal funds to assist the state of California in combatting the Coastal Fire burning in Orange County.
illustration of page of paper Press Release | May 12, 2022
The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has delivered preliminary flood maps for parts of Monterey County. The maps identify revised flood hazards along the Salinas River, Gonzales Slough, Natividad Creek and unnamed tributaries. These new maps will help building officials, floodplain administrators, developers and homeowners make effective mitigation decisions, thereby contributing to safer and more disaster resilient communities.
illustration of page of paper Press Release | May 11, 2022
The Federal Emergency Management Agency’s (FEMA) regional administrator authorized the use of federal funds on April 19 to assist the state of Arizona to combat the Crooks Fire burning in Yavapai County.
illustration of page of paper Press Release | April 20, 2022
The Federal Emergency Management Agency’s (FEMA) regional administrator authorized the use of federal funds on April 19 to assist the state of Arizona to combat the Tunnel 2 Fire burning in Coconino County.
illustration of page of paper Press Release | April 19, 2022
The northern California Karuk Tribe received a $3 million Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) grant to save lives and reduce the severity of wildfire property damage.
illustration of page of paper Press Release | April 14, 2022
Last updated January 6, 2022