Region 9

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FEMA Region 9 office, located in Oakland, CA, partners with federal emergency management for 150 Tribal Nations and the following states/territories.

States and Territories

Visit the state/territory's page for localized content, such as disaster recovery centers, flood maps, fact sheets, jobs and other resources.

Leadership

Robert Fenton

Region 9 Administrator

Leadership - Tammy Littrell

Region 9 Deputy Administrator

Region 9 Resources

Environmental Requirements to Apply for FEMA Funding

When a community applies for FEMA funding — such as Public Assistance, Hazard Mitigation Assistance or Preparedness Grants — potential impacts to the environment and cultural resources must be considered.

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NOTE: Environmental requirements do not apply to individuals and families applying for assistance.

Find Your Flood 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.

Contact Us

General
510-627-7100

Congressional Affairs
Casey De Shong
510-627-7785
Casey.Deshong@fema.dhs.gov

National Earthquake Hazards Reduction Program
Anne Rosinski
510-627-7172
Anne.Rosinski@fema.dhs.gov

Exercise Officer
Geoffrey Krueger
510-520-3546
geoffrey.krueger@fema.dhs.gov

News Desk (Public Affairs)
510-627-7006
fema-r9newsdesk@fema.dhs.gov

Technological Hazards
Johanna Johnson
Johanna.Johnson@fema.dhs.gov

Tribal Affairs Liaison
Pamela Joe
202-341-2821
pamela.joe@fema.dhs.gov

Christopher Poehlmann
(510) 627-7285
Christopher.Poehlmann@fema.dhs.gov

Crystal Harjo
202-431-5906
Crystal.Harjo@fema.dhs.gov 

Vincent Martinez
202-679-8117
Vincent.Martinez@fema.dhs.gov 

Regional News and Information

California residents who applied for assistance from FEMA for the recent severe storms and flooding will receive a determination letter from FEMA. It may say you are ineligible for assistance, but that is not a denial. Applicants are given a reason for the ineligibility and told what they need to do to appeal the decision. Often, they need only send more information.
illustration of page of paper Fact Sheets | Published: February 1, 2023
SACRAMENTO, Calif. – San Mateo County has been added to the major disaster declaration for California’s severe storms and flooding, meaning residents who had damage or losses from the storms that began Dec. 27, 2022, may now apply for FEMA disaster assistance.
illustration of page of paper Press Release | Published: January 28, 2023
The state of California and FEMA are committed to providing equal access to all state and federal disaster assistance programs while helping residents recover from the severe storms and flooding that began Dec. 27, 2022.
illustration of page of paper Fact Sheets | Published: January 26, 2023
The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has delivered preliminary flood maps for unincorporated Maricopa County and the cities of Buckeye and Goodyear and the town of Gila Bend. The maps identify revised flood hazards along the Lower Gila River, Agua Fria River, Centennial Wash and nearby tributaries. The new maps will help building officials, contractors and homeowners make effective mitigation decisions, thereby contributing to safer and more disaster resilient communities.
illustration of page of paper Press Release | Published: January 26, 2023
The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has delivered preliminary flood maps for unincorporated Colusa County and the cities of Colusa and Williams. The maps identify revised flood hazards along the Sacramento River, Stone Corral Creek near Maxwell, Salt Creek at Williams, and two reaches of Elk Creek. The new maps will help building officials, contractors and homeowners make effective mitigation decisions, thereby contributing to safer and more disaster resilient communities.
illustration of page of paper Press Release | Published: January 26, 2023
Last updated January 10, 2023