U.S. flag

An official website of the United States government

Dot gov

Official websites use .gov

A .gov website belongs to an official government organization in the United States.

Https

Secure .gov websites use HTTPS

A lock ( ) or https:// means you’ve safely connected to the .gov website. Share sensitive information only on official, secure websites..

alert - warning

This page has not been translated into Français. Visit the Français page for resources in that language.

Region 1

Environmental Planning and Historic Preservation

Risk MAP

Leadership

Contact Us and News

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 and Contacts

Leadership Region 1 - Paul Ford

Paul F. Ford
Regional Administrator (Acting)

Paul joined FEMA in 1992, first as a Natural Hazards Program Specialist in the Mitigation Division. Since then he’s served in a number of roles at FEMA including the Flood Insurance Program Regional Insurance Liaison and Regional Emergency Analyst.

Paul Ford Full Bio

Ilustration - Default - Male

Daniel McElhinney
Deputy Regional Administrator (Acting)

Contact Us

Upcoming Events

There are no upcoming events at this time.

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