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Region III

Serving DC, DE, MD, PA, VA, WV

Region III Strategic Plan

Cover of Region 3 Strategic PlanFEMA-Region III works with its state and local partners to be prepared for all hazards and to provide assistance during times of disasters in response, recovery and hazard mitigation.  This Strategic Plan guides the regional team in its planning efforts to meet the challenges of the next five years. (PDF 2MB, TXT 110KB)




What We Do

From its offices in Philadelphia, FEMA's Region III works in partnership with the emergency management agencies of the District of Columbia, Delaware, Maryland, Pennsylvania, Virginia and West Virginia to prepare for, respond to and recover from disasters.

Region III's most common challenges are hurricanes and other storms that can cause flooding throughout the region and flash flooding in mountainous areas. The Region is also subject to tornadoes.

Who We Are

Region III buildingRegion III employs a staff of more than 80 full-time employees and a cadre of approximately 430 on-call Disaster Assistance Employees available to support the region's activities during a Presidential Disaster Declaration.

  • Regional Administrator: Jonathan Sarubbi
  • Deputy Regional Administrator: Patricia G. Arcuri
  • External Affairs Officer: Niki Edwards
  • Disaster Assistance Director: Thomas Majusiak
  • Disaster Operations Director: Michael Smith
  • Management Director: Robert Welch
  • National Preparedness/Federal Preparedness Coordinator: Patrick Twiss

Region III Contact Information
State Offices and Agencies of Emergency Management

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