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Region 9

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 and Contacts

Leadership Region 9 - Robert Fenton

Robert J. Fenton, Jr.
Regional Administrator

Appointed in July 2015. He came to FEMA Headquarters in July 2009 to serve as the Acting Deputy Assistant Administrator for Response, where he was instrumental in crafting the reorganization of the Response Directorate and the Office of Response and Recovery.

Robert Fenton Full Bio

Tammy Littrell

Tammy Littrell
Deputy Regional Administrator

Over the past 32 years 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

Last updated Aug 10, 2020

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