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MEMA Issues Power Outage Safety Tips

MEMA Issues Power Outage Safety Tips

Extended Loss of Power, During and After a Hurricane, Is a Real Possibility FRAMINGHAM, MA – Throughout this hurricane season the Massachusetts Emergency Management Agency (MEMA) continues urges residents to prepare for the possible impacts of a hurricane or tropical storm. These storms can bring strong winds that cause widespread power outages. “As we have […]

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Filed in General by on August 17, 2016
July Hurricane Climatology

July Hurricane Climatology

As many folks know, the Atlantic Hurricane Season officially runs from June 1st to November 30th, with the climatological peak of the season coming later in August and into the month of September (the official “peak” of the season falls during the first 2 weeks of September – right around September 10th). As for the […]

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Filed in General by on July 5, 2016
Near-normal Atlantic hurricane season is most likely this year

Near-normal Atlantic hurricane season is most likely this year

May 27, 2016 – NOAA’s Climate Prediction Center says the 2016 Atlantic hurricane season, which runs from June 1 through November 30, will most likely be near-normal, but forecast uncertainty in the climate signals that influence the formation of Atlantic storms make predicting this season particularly difficult. NOAA predicts a 70 percent likelihood of 10 […]

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Filed in General by on May 31, 2016

Press Releases

Barnstable County braces for winter weather

Barnstable County braces for winter weather

Barnstable County MACC to be activated at 7 a.m. Tuesday March 14, 2017 Regional Emergency Shelter System on standby BARNSTABLE (MA) March 13, 2017 – The Barnstable County Regional Emergency Planning Committee (BCREPC) held a planning conference call at 4 p.m. Monday to review the latest forecast on the approaching winter storm. STATUS: The BCREPC […]

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Filed in Storm Press Releases by on March 13, 2017
Barnstable County wraps up coverage of winter weather

Barnstable County wraps up coverage of winter weather

The Barnstable County Regional Emergency Planning Committee (BCREPC) held a conference call at 4 p.m. Monday to wrap up coverage of the winter weather departing the area. STATUS: The BCREPC Multi-Agency Coordination Center (MACC) will stand down at 5 p.m. Monday. The BCREPC thanks the members of the Barnstable County All Hazard Incident Management Team […]

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Filed in Storm Press Releases by on February 13, 2017
Barnstable County monitors current weather conditions

Barnstable County monitors current weather conditions

The Barnstable County Regional Emergency Planning Committee (BCREPC) held a planning conference call at 8 a.m. Monday, February 13, 2017, to review the winter weather affecting Cape Cod. STATUS: The BCREPC Multi-Agency Coordination Center (MACC) was activated at 4 a.m. Monday by the Barnstable County All Hazard Incident Management Team. The MACC will continue to […]

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Filed in Storm Press Releases by on February 13, 2017

Announcements

June 7, 2017 BCREPC Regular Meeting

June 7, 2017 BCREPC Regular Meeting

PUBLIC MEETING ANNOUNCEMENT The Barnstable County Regional Emergency Planning Committee Will hold a public meeting on Wednesday, June 7, 2017 at 2:00 p.m. Harbor View Conference Room at the Barnstable County Complex 3195 Main Street, Barnstable, MA 02630 AGENDA I. Welcome/Introductions II. Minutes: March 1, 2017, April 5, 2017 III. Status Reports from REPC Subcommittees […]

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Filed in Announcements by on June 2, 2017
Barnstable County Regional Emergency Shelter Drill at Falmouth High School

Barnstable County Regional Emergency Shelter Drill at Falmouth High School

On Saturday, April 22, 2017, an Emergency Shelter drill was conducted at Falmouth High School from 10 a.m. to noon. The Falmouth shelter drill tested the Barnstable County Regional Emergency Shelter Program (BCRESP) as well as all of the various shelter partners. This drill gave each organization a chance to test the effectiveness of their […]

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Filed in Announcements by on April 26, 2017
April 5, 2017 BCREPC Regular Meeting

April 5, 2017 BCREPC Regular Meeting

PUBLIC MEETING ANNOUNCEMENT The Barnstable County Regional Emergency Planning Committee Will hold a public meeting on Wednesday, April 5, 2017 at 2:00 p.m. Harbor View Conference Room at the Barnstable County Complex 3195 Main Street, Barnstable, MA 02630 AGENDA I. Welcome/Introductions II. Minutes: March 1, 2017 III. Status Reports from REPC Subcommittees and Programs: • […]

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Filed in Announcements by on April 3, 2017

Be Prepared

Hurricane Preparedness Week

Hurricane Preparedness Week

The week of May 15th – 21st 2016 is NOAA’s Hurricane Preparedness Week. Each day of the week, a new preparedness tip is emphasized and supported with useful planning tools and educational resources. The 7 focus areas are: Determine Your Risk, Develop an Evacuation Plan, Secure an Insurance Check-up, Assemble Disaster Supplies, Strengthen Your Home, […]

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Filed in General, Preparedness by on May 16, 2016
MEMA OFFERS PRECAUTIONS FOR APPROACHING EXTREME COLD WEATHER

MEMA OFFERS PRECAUTIONS FOR APPROACHING EXTREME COLD WEATHER

Before Extreme Cold Weather  · Be aware of weather conditions by monitoring the media. · Ensure you have sufficient heating fuel, as well as emergency heating equipment in case you lose electricity. · Have a well-stocked Emergency Kit that includes flashlights, portable radio, extra batteries, a first aid kit, bottled water, non-perishable food and a manual can opener. […]

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Filed in Announcements, Preparedness by on January 8, 2015
ENDURE Cape Cod Study

ENDURE Cape Cod Study

Please take a moment to fill out the ENDURE Cape Cod survey: www.endurecapecod.org

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Filed in Preparedness by on March 27, 2014

Meeting Agendas

July 6 BCREPC Regular Meeting

July 6 BCREPC Regular Meeting

PUBLIC MEETING ANNOUNCEMENT The Barnstable County Regional Emergency Planning Committee Will hold a public meeting on Wednesday, July 6, 2016 at 2:00 p.m. Harbor View Conference Room at the Barnstable County Complex 3195 Main Street, Barnstable, MA 02630 AGENDA I. Welcome/Introductions II. Minutes: May 4, 2016 III. Status Reports from REPC Subcommittees and Programs: • […]

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Filed in Announcements, Meeting Agendas by on June 23, 2016
May 4 BCREPC Regular Meeting

May 4 BCREPC Regular Meeting

PUBLIC MEETING ANNOUNCEMENT The Barnstable County Regional Emergency Planning Committee Will hold a public meeting on Wednesday, May 4, 2016 at 2:00 p.m. Harbor View Conference Room at the Barnstable County Complex 3195 Main Street, Barnstable, MA 02630 AGENDA I. Welcome/Introductions II. Minutes: April 6, 2016 III. Status Reports from REPC Subcommittees and Programs: • […]

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Filed in Announcements, Meeting Agendas by on April 28, 2016
April 12, 2016 BCREPC Executive Committee Meeting

April 12, 2016 BCREPC Executive Committee Meeting

PUBLIC MEETING Barnstable County Regional Emergency Planning Committee Executive Committee The BCREPC Executive Committee of the Barnstable County Regional Emergency Planning Committee will hold a public meeting on at 9:00 a.m. on Tuesday, April 12, 2016 in the Resource Development Office Conference Room at Barnstable County Complex, 3195 Main Street, Barnstable, MA 02630 Agenda I. […]

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Filed in Announcements, Meeting Agendas by on April 7, 2016