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Region I

Serving CT, MA, ME, NH, RI, VT

Prepare Now For Spring Flooding

truck driving in flooded street

Flooding is a year-round threat in New England. Many conditions can cause flooding, including ice jams, rapid snowmelt or excessive rainfall. Take steps now to prepare your home and property against this hazard. (More Info)

FEMA Responds to New England Ice Storm

Regional Adminstrator Art Cleaves and New Hampshire Congressman Paul Hodes Survey Generators delivered to the Logistics Staging Site in Portsmouth

The Federal Emergency Management Agency is working closely with the New England states affected by the recent ice storm that struck much of the Northeast. Already, President Bush has issued emergency declarations for New Hampshire, Maine and Massachusetts. Today, Regional Administrator Art Cleaves and Congressman Paul Hodes of New Hampshire visited the New England logistics staging site in Portsmouth, N.H.(More Info)

Connecticut School Celebrates Student Preparedness

preparedness poster drawn by a student

Friday, February 13th was a big day for the 5th graders of Thompson Brook School. Students were culminating an important emergency preparedness program called STEP: Student Tools for Emergency Planning at their school assembly. The program offers a ready-to-teach preparedness lesson that empowers students to encourage their families to make home emergency kits and communications plans. (More Info)

What We Do

From its offices in Boston, FEMA's Region I works in partnership with the emergency management agencies of Maine, New Hampshire, Vermont, Rhode Island, Connecticut, and the Commonwealth of Massachusetts to prepare for, respond to and recover from disasters. Region I's most common challenges are hurricanes and other storms that can cause flooding and flash-flooding throughout the region, and severe winter weather.

Who We Are

Boston, Mass. - FEMA's Region I office serves the states of Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island and Vermont. FEMA/Brian Hvinden

Region I Contact Information
State Offices and Agencies of Emergency Management

Last Modified: Thursday, 02-Apr-2009 14:45:27 EDT