General

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
MBTA Passenger Rail Exercise

MBTA Passenger Rail Exercise

On Saturday, May 14th, 2016, the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (MBTA) conducted an emergency evacuation drill by simulating a derailment of a passenger rail train. The drill was carried out at the Barnstable County Complex in Barnstable Village.

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Filed in Announcements, General by on May 25, 2016
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

Press Releases

South Korean Researchers Visit Barnstable County

South Korean Researchers Visit Barnstable County

BARNSTABLE (MA) June 13, 2016 – On Friday, June 10, 2016, a delegation of South Korean researchers and a documentary filmmaker visited Barnstable County to learn more about how the County manages hazardous materials. South Korea is attempting to modernize the regulation and handling of hazardous materials. It is looking at the United States Emergency […]

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Filed in Press Releases by on June 13, 2016
Cape Cod Medical Reserve Corps To Hold Well Baby Fair

Cape Cod Medical Reserve Corps To Hold Well Baby Fair

There will be Well Baby Fair on Saturday, May 28, 2016, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Hyannis Youth and Community Center at 141 Bassett Lane. Sponsored by the Cape Cod Medical Reserve Corps (CCMRC) in association with A Baby Center, the Fair is free and open to anyone interested in infant health […]

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Filed in Press Releases by on May 17, 2016
Emergency Pet Care Event in Harwich on April 30, 2016

Emergency Pet Care Event in Harwich on April 30, 2016

The Cape Cod Disaster Animal Response Team (CCDART) is holding a Volunteer Recruitment and Community Preparedness event at the Harwich Community Center on Saturday, April 30, 2016. Running from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m., this educational event is designed to help people become better prepared for disasters, especially when it comes to taking care of pets. […]

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Filed in Press Releases by on April 20, 2016

Announcements

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

Be Prepared

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
Basic Winter Storm Preparedness & Hypothermia Awareness

Basic Winter Storm Preparedness & Hypothermia Awareness

TERMS TO LOOK FOR: Winter Storm Watch = Severe weather in the next 12-48 hours. Winter Storm Warning = Severe weather is here. Ice Storm Warning = Ice accumulations of ¼ inch plus. Blizzard Warning = Sustained winds or gusts to 35 mph or greater, with considerable falling or blowing snow. Visibility is less than […]

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Filed in Preparedness by on December 16, 2013

Meeting Agendas

March 14, BCREPC Executive Committee Meeting

March 14, 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 10:00 a.m. on Monday, March 14, 2016 in the Harborview Conference Room at Barnstable County Complex, 3195 Main Street, Barnstable, MA 02630 Agenda I. Introduction of […]

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Filed in Announcements, Meeting Agendas by on March 9, 2016
March 2, 2016 BCREPC Regular Meeting

March 2, 2016 BCREPC Regular Meeting

PUBLIC MEETING ANNOUNCEMENT The Barnstable County Regional Emergency Planning Committee Will hold a public meeting on Wednesday, March 2, 2016 at 2:00 p.m. Innovation Room in the OpenCape Building at the Barnstable County Complex 3195 Main Street, Barnstable, MA 02630 AGENDA I. Welcome/Introductions II. Minutes: February 3, 2016 III. Status Reports from REPC Subcommittees and […]

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Filed in Announcements, Meeting Agendas by on February 26, 2016
February 3, 2016 BCREPC Regular Meeting

February 3, 2016 BCREPC Regular Meeting

PUBLIC MEETING ANNOUNCEMENT The Barnstable County Regional Emergency Planning Committee Will hold a public meeting on Wednesday, February 3, 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: January 6, 2016 III. Status Reports from REPC Subcommittees and Programs: • […]

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Filed in Announcements, Meeting Agendas by on January 29, 2016