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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.


Lori Ehrlich

Lori Ehrlich
Regional Administrator

Ms. Lori A. Ehrlich was sworn in as the Federal Emergency Management Agency Region I Regional Administrator on January 31, 2022.

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Leadership Region 1 - Paul Ford

Paul F. Ford
Deputy Regional Administrator

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.

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Regional News and Information

Il 13 marzo 2020, il Presidente ha dichiarato che la Malattia da coronavirus del 2019 (COVID-19 - Coronavirus Disease 19) equivale a una pandemia di sufficiente ampiezza e gravità da richiedere una dichiarazione di emergenza per tutti gli stati, le tribù, i territori e il District of Columbia, ai

illustration of page of paper Comunicati stampa | March 18, 2021