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New National Hurricane Center Product

New National Hurricane Center Product

With the 2016 Atlantic Hurricane Season just around the corner, the National Hurricane Center recently announced the official implementation of the new Potential Storm Surge Flooding Map. The new flood map highlights a “worst-case scenario” surge / inundation for any given area during the approach of a tropical cyclone. What is storm surge? Along the […]

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Filed in General by on March 22, 2016
All-Hazards NOAA Weather Radio

All-Hazards NOAA Weather Radio

One of the best and most reliable sources of up-to-the-minute weather information is NOAA’s All-Hazard radio network. The system “is a nationwide network of radio stations broadcasting continuous weather information directly from the nearest National Weather Service office. NWR broadcasts official Weather Service warnings, watches, forecasts and other hazard information 24 hours a day, 7 […]

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Filed in General by on March 10, 2016
Massachusetts Alerts: A free public safety alerting app

Massachusetts Alerts: A free public safety alerting app

The Massachusetts Emergency Management Agency (MEMA) offers a great app for your smartphone or tablet. According to the MEMA website, the Massachusetts Alerts app allows you to “Receive emergency alerts and information based on your location, proximity to an event or incident, and the preferences you select. Users receive real-time information, including: Severe weather about […]

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Filed in General by on March 4, 2016

Press Releases

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
As winter storm pulls away BCREPC stands down

As winter storm pulls away BCREPC stands down

BARNSTABLE (MA) February 8, 2016 – With weather reports indicating the winter storm is pulling away, and with minimal power outages on Cape Cod, the Barnstable County Regional Emergency Planning Committee (BCREPC) made the decision to stand down during its 4:00 p.m. conference call. The Barnstable County Multi-Agency Coordination Center (MACC) will end operations at […]

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Filed in Storm Press Releases by on February 8, 2016
BCREPC monitors winter storm — no shelter activation at this time

BCREPC monitors winter storm — no shelter activation at this time

BARNSTABLE (MA) February 8, 2016 – At its 10 a.m. conference call Monday the Barnstable County Regional Emergency Planning Committee (BCREPC) reviewed the winter storm currently hitting Cape Cod. The BCREPC will continue to monitor the progress of the storm. The Regional Shelter System will not be activated at this time but all Regional Shelter […]

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Filed in Storm Press Releases by on February 8, 2016

Announcements

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
April 6, 2016 BCREPC Regular Meeting

April 6, 2016 BCREPC Regular Meeting

PUBLIC MEETING ANNOUNCEMENT The Barnstable County Regional Emergency Planning Committee Will hold a public meeting on Wednesday, April 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: March 2, 2016 III. Status Reports from REPC Subcommittees and Programs: • […]

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Filed in Announcements by on April 1, 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