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The Massachusetts Emergency Management Agency (MEMA) is the state agency with primary responsibility for ensuring the state's resilience to disasters. MEMA's staff of professional planners, communications specialists, operations managers and support personnel is committed to an all hazards approach to emergency management. By building and sustaining effective partnerships with federal, state and local government agencies, and with the private sector - individuals, families, non-profits and businesses. MEMA ensures the Commonwealth's ability to rapidly recover from large and small disasters by assessing and mitigating hazards, enhancing preparedness, ensuring effective response and building the capacity to recover.

Governing Laws:


MGL C. 22C S. 64
Civil defense agency employees; appointment as special officers
St. 1950 C. 639
Civil Defense Act
St. 2000 C. 339
Interstate Emergency Management Assistance Compact
St. 2010 C. 188 S. 24
Statewide Public Safety Mutual Aid Agreement