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Region 3

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Environmental Resources

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FEMA's Region 3 office, located in Philadelphia, PA, partners with federal emergency management for seven Tribal Nations and the following states.

States

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

Leadership

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Region 3 Administrator

Janice Barlow

Region 3 Deputy Administrator

Environmental & Historic Preservation Resources

FEMA funded projects must undergo Environmental and Historic Preservation (EHP) review to ensure we protect and preserve our natural and historic resources.

These tools help explain the federal environmental and historic resource laws and Executive Orders. They provide guidance specific to Region 3 states for the EHP compliance portion of the grant application process.

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EHP Checklist

Use the EHP Checklist to learn what's required to complete an EHP review, plus common reasons for additional requests for information.

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EHP Photo Guide

Learn how to take photos that help EHP understand your project and reduce additional requests for information.

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Video Tutorials

View these short, easy-to-understand 15-minute videos to learn the basics about the EHP review.

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Environmental Assessments

View Region 3 documents, including draft and final environmental assessments and public notices.

Have EHP Questions?

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Contact Federal, State & Tribal Governments

Find contact information for federal and state partners and tribal nations that work alongside Region 3 EHP as applicant liaisons and consulting agencies during environmental and historic preservation law reviews.

NOTE: This list was updated as of Dec. 2022 and should not be considered a complete list.

Contact EHP

Email Tessa Nolan, Regional Environmental Officer

Hazard Mitigation Resources

The resources below can help your state or community develop a hazard mitigation plan, request technical assistance, find flood information, and use mapping tools to reduce risk.

Visit the Region 3 Mitigation Mapping Portal for maps and data that support hazard mitigation.

Topics

Use the search filters below to find resources on:

  • State and local hazard mitigation planning
  • Planning for high hazard potential dams
  • GIS tools for reducing flood risk
  • Training and technical assistance opportunities

Request Training

Fill out this contact form to request training or technical assistance for your community.

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Connect with Region 3

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Coffee Break Webinars

Attend a Region 3 “Coffee Breaks," a one-hour webinar showcasing mitigation best practices and highlighting the work to reduce risk across the region. Reserve a spot.

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Resilience Report Newsletter

Sign up to receive project highlights, best practices and upcoming events focused on mitigation, risk reduction, and increasing resilience.

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Regional Business Emergency Operations Center

Region 3's Business Emergency Operations Center helps connect FEMA and the private sector throughout pre-disaster preparedness, disaster response and post-disaster recovery. Learn more and join.

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Region 3 Case Studies

View case studies sharing successes and lessons learned from Region 3 states.

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Regional News and Information

La Agencia Federal para el Manejo de Emergencias (FEMA, por sus siglas en inglés) anunció que asistencia federal está disponible para West Virginia para complementar los esfuerzos estatales y locales de recuperación en las áreas afectadas por tormentas severas, inundaciones y deslizamientos de terreno y lodo que ocurrieron del 14 al 15 de agosto de 2022.
illustration of page of paper Comunicado de Prensa | Published: 29 de Noviembre de 2022
La Agencia Federal para el Manejo de Emergencias (FEMA, por sus siglas en inglés) anunció que asistencia federal está disponible para West Virginia para complementar los esfuerzos estatales y locales de recuperación en las áreas afectadas por tormentas severas, inundaciones y deslizamientos de terreno y lodo que ocurrieron del 12 al 13 de julio de 2022.
illustration of page of paper Comunicado de Prensa | Published: 29 de Noviembre de 2022
La Agencia Federal para el Manejo de Emergencias (FEMA, por sus siglas en inglés) anunció que asistencia federal está disponible para Virginia para complementar los esfuerzos estatales y locales de recuperación en las áreas afectadas por inundaciones y deslizamientos de lodo que ocurrieron del 13 al 14 de julio de 2022.
illustration of page of paper Comunicado de Prensa | Published: 30 de Septiembre de 2022
El administrador auxiliar de la Agencia Federal para el Manejo de Emergencias (FEMA, por sus siglas en inglés) Erik A. Hooks, dio la bienvenida al primer grupo de participantes en el nuevo programa de Intercambio de Manejo de Emergencias de FEMA.
illustration of page of paper Comunicado de Prensa | Published: 11 de Julio de 2022
La administradora de la Agencia Federal para el Manejo de Emergencias (FEMA, por sus siglas en inglés) anunció hoy los miembros del Consejo Juvenil de Preparación de 2022-2023.
illustration of page of paper Comunicado de Prensa | Published: 28 de Junio de 2022