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Region 2

Environmental Planning and Historic Preservation

Risk Map

Mitigation Guides

Individual and Community Preparedness Resources

Youth Preparedness Council

Regional Long-Term Recovery


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FEMA Region 2 office, located in New York, N.Y. oversees federal emergency management for eight Tribal Nations and the following states/ territories:

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.

Mitigation Guides

Guides To Expanding Mitigation

The Guides to Expanding Mitigation are part of a series designed to highlight innovative and emerging partnerships for mitigation.

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Mitigation Funding Resource Guides

Mitigation Funding Resource Guides provide state, territory, and local officials with a wide range of potential funding resources including grants, loans, technical assistance and in-kind services from multiple stakeholders.

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Individual and Community Preparedness Resources

Learn about a wide-array of topics ranging from youth preparedness and cybersecurity to COVID-19 preparedness, response, mitigation and resiliency. Webinar descriptions and links to archived sessions are included.

The Region II Individual and Community Preparedness program prepares communities for disasters through info-sharing and training — inspiring people to take action to foster preparedness and build resilience.


Social Reinsertion During the Pandemic

Please join the Region 2 National Preparedness Division in partnership with Americares for a webinar on social reinsertion and managing the fear of leaving your home during the pandemic.

A global emergency, such as the COVID-19 pandemic, can affect people on many levels.

Faced with the challenge of resuming ordinary social practices, while there is still a risk of contagion, many people may experience intense fear of leaving their homes. Faced with this challenge, there are measures that can be taken to reduce fear without abandoning proper precautions. 

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Preparedness and Resilience Bulletin

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The biweekly Preparedness and Resilience Bulletin shares news, upcoming webinars and events, training opportunities, funding announcements, articles and preparedness tips. Subscribe to receive this resource designed with the whole community in mind.

"What Would You Do" Scenarios

A key element to successfully responding to and recovering from a major disaster is the overall preparedness of individual citizens, families and the community. With that in mind, we invite you to participate in a series of ‘What would you do?’ scenarios to assess your level of preparedness. These tabletop activities are intended to be low-stress conversation starters for the whole community. Each scenario includes discussion questions for the activity, a facilitator guide and some helpful links to enhance individual and community preparedness.

Youth Preparedness Council

FEMA’s National Youth Preparedness Council (YPC) was created in 2012 to bring together youth leaders interested in supporting disaster preparedness and making a difference in their communities with national and local preparedness projects. Since 2012 many states, counties and municipalities have adopted this model to form their own YPCs.  

The Region II YPC supports FEMA’s ongoing commitment to involve the youth of America in preparedness-related activities and resilience. Students from New York, New Jersey, Puerto Rico, the U.S. Virgin Islands and our Tribal Nations come together to implement preparedness projects in an effort to make their communities better prepared and more resilient.

If you have any questions, please send us an email.

Regional Long-Term Recovery

Our capabilities were tested in 2012 when Hurricane Sandy affected the entire East Coast from Florida to Maine, as well as states as far inland as West Virginia, Ohio and Indiana. The storm’s effects were extensive, leaving millions without power, destroying hundreds of thousands of homes and causing tens of billions in damages. Read more on our Historic Disaster Page.


David Warrington

David Warrington
Regional Administrator

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Andrew D’Amora

Andrew D’Amora
Deputy Regional Administrator

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Jose Baquero

Jose G. Baquero
Federal Disaster Recovery Coordinator, Puerto Rico

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Regional News and Information

NEW YORK – Otto mesi dopo i danni causati dall’uragano Ida ad abitazioni, aziende e infrastrutture nell’intero Stato di New York, la FEMA, l’U.S. Small Business Administration e il National Flood Insurance Program hanno approvato circa 800 milioni di dollari per aiutare gli abitanti dello Stato a riprendersi e ricostruire.
illustration of page of paper Comunicati stampa | May 11, 2022
NEW YORK – La FEMA si è impegnata ufficialmente a versare USD 335.000 per rimborsare il luogo di culto “Temple Tikvah” nella contea di Nassau per spese relative alle misure protettive di emergenza adottate come conseguenza dei resti dell’uragano Ida. Questa è solo una delle iniziative avviate dalla FEMA per aiutare i luoghi di culto dello Stato di New York con la ripresa e la ricostruzione.
illustration of page of paper Comunicati stampa | February 14, 2022
I proprietari e gli inquilini residenti nella contea di Orange che hanno subito perdite o danni alla proprietà causati dai resti dell’uragano Ida, verificatosi dal 1° al 3 settembre 2021, hanno tempo fino a lunedì 31 gennaio per presentare la domanda per l’assistenza disastri federale.
illustration of page of paper Schede informative | January 26, 2022
NEW YORK – Sono passati quattro mesi da quando i resti dell’uragano Ida hanno colpito abitazioni, imprese e infrastrutture nello Stato di New York. Fino ad oggi, la FEMA, l’U.S. Small Business Administration e il National Flood Insurance Program hanno approvato quasi mezzo miliardo di dollari per aiutare gli abitanti a riprendersi e ricostruire.
illustration of page of paper Comunicati stampa | January 13, 2022
La FEMA raccomanda ai richiedenti di restare in contatto per controllare l’iter della loro pratica. Si raccomanda, inoltre, ai residenti che ritengono che l’assistenza ricevuta per le riparazioni non sia sufficiente di contattare la FEMA per presentare ricorso.
illustration of page of paper Comunicati stampa | January 6, 2022