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Region 1

Environmental Planning and Historic Preservation

Risk MAP

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FEMA Region 1 oversees federal emergency management for Tribal Nations of New England and the following states:

Our main office is located in downtown Boston; we also have a Regional Response Coordination Center located twenty miles west of Boston in Maynard, Massachusetts.

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

Leadership Region 1 - Paul Ford

Paul F. Ford
Regional Administrator (Acting)

Mr. Ford joined FEMA in 1992 as a Natural Hazards Program Specialist in the Mitigation Division and has worked in several regional roles in areas of insurance, floodplain management and leadership. He has also deployed to several disasters including Hurricane Andrew.

Paul F. Ford Full Bio

Daniel McElhinney

Daniel C. McElhinney
Deputy Regional Administrator (Acting)

Mr. McElhinney serves as the Federal Preparedness Coordinator and National Preparedness Division Director for Region one. He is also one of FEMA's Advisors assigned to NATO's Civil-Military Planning and Support Section.

Daniel C. McElhinney Full Bio

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Regional News and Information

Le 13 mars 2020, le Président a déclaré la pandémie actuelle de maladie à coronavirus 2019 (COVID-19) d'une gravité et d'une ampleur suffisantes pour justifier une déclaration d’état d'urgence pour tous les États, tribus, territoires et le district de Columbia, conformément à la section 501 (b) d

illustration of page of paper Press Release | March 18, 2021