DEMHS Region 5

DEMHS Region 5 is comprised of forty-three (43) municipalities located within the northwestern quadrant of Connecticut bordering both Massachusetts to the north and New York to the west. The southern portion of this DEMHS Region extends into northern Fairfield and New Haven counties, while the northern section of the region is comprised of the whole of Litchfield County. The cities of Waterbury and Danbury are densely populated urban environments while most of Litchfield County is suburban and rural in nature. The total population of DEMHS Region 5 as of the 2017 DPH estimates is 599,573 and the total land area of all municipalities within this region is 1,418 sq. miles. Each DEMHS Region has a Regional Emergency Planning Team (REPT). The Region 5 REPT is the coordinating committee for all regional activities.




Regional Points of Contact:

Office: 203-591-3509


John Field, Regional Coordinator

Henry Paszczuk, Emergency Management Program Specialist (EMPS)