Massachusetts Emergency Management Agency ensures the state is prepared to withstand, respond to and recover from all types of emergencies and disasters.
The Massachusetts Emergency Management Agency (MEMA) continues to work closely with federal, state, and local partners supporting the Commonwealth's response to COVID-19.
Announcement: COVID-19 FEMA PA End of Incident Period Announced
FEMA Administrator Deanne Criswell announced that the end of the COVID-19 incident period will be May 11, 2023 to align with the end of the Public Health Emergency. A Federal Register Notice has been posted and additional guidance from FEMA is expected to be published soon. FEMA is planning to host a series of webinars for stakeholders to explain the closeout process, which MEMA will forward to applicants once scheduled.
For information on FEMA Cost Reimbursement for Government Agencies and Non-Profits, see: COVID-19 Federal Disaster Declaration.
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We provide Massachusetts residents and visitors emergency preparedness resources, emergency alerts, and information during and after emergencies and disasters. MEMA coordinates with federal, state and local government agencies, non-profits and businesses to prepare, respond and recover from emergencies and disasters.
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Emergencies and disasters can happen at any time. Learn how to prepare yourself and your family, what to do in the event of a disaster, and what resources are available to help you recover.
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