Commonwealth of Massachusetts
Citizens' Guide to State Services

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William Francis Galvin
Secretary of the Commonwealth
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Public Safety/Law Enforcement: Emergency Management

L12 Massachusetts Emergency Management Agency

L13 Commonwealth Fusion Center

L12 Massachusetts Emergency Management Agency (MEMA)
Executive Office of Public Safety and Security
400 Worcester Road, Route 9 East
Framingham, MA 01702-5399
Tel: 508-820-2000
Fax: 508-820-2030

The Massachusetts Emergency Management Agency, working closely with federal and local governments, is responsible for the planning and coordination of all nonmilitary emergency functions for the protection and preservation of life, property, and resources in the state. Its objectives are to prepare the Commonwealth to cope with man-made and natural disasters of every type including floods, blizzards, nuclear plant accidents, hurricanes and hazardous waste spills. It also provides technical advice and assistance to the public, communities, and state agencies. This agency oversees the Nuclear Safety Emergency Preparedness Program whose purpose it is to develop and evaluate emergency response plans for nuclear power plants in Massachusetts.

Regional Offices:

1002 Suffield Street
Agawam, MA 01001
Tel: 413-750-1400

12 Administration Road
Bridgewater, MA 02324-0054
Tel: 508-697-3111

365 East Street
, MA 01876
Tel: 978-427-0400

L13 Commonwealth Fusion Center
Executive Office of Public Safety
124 Acton Street, 2nd Floor
Maynard, MA 01754
Tel: 978-451-3700
Terrorism Tip Line: 1-888-USA (872) 5458
Fax: 978-451-3707

Formerly the Homeland Security Unit, the Commonwealth Fusion Center provides financial resources on the state, regional and local levels to implement the commonwealth's Homeland Security Strategy. Using a multi-disciplinary approach, this strategy emphasizes detection, prevention, and information driven response and consequence management planning. Unit funding will be utilized in a coordinated manner for planning activities; equipment and technology; training programs; planning and conduct training exercises; and any other purposes expressly authorized by the federal government.

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