General

Shelter Supply Update

Shelter Supply Update

Over the last two months, AmeriCorps Members Conor Terry and Cynthia Slemmer have been taking a new influx of supplies to the shelters across Cape Cod. A new supply of walking assistance material (canes, walkers, and crutches) was provided to the Barnstable Regional Emergency Planning Committee through the Yarmouth Senior Center. Members Slemmer and Terry […]

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Filed in General by on November 14, 2017
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

Press Releases

Barnstable County Stands Down from Emergency Operations

Barnstable County Stands Down from Emergency Operations

The Barnstable County Regional Emergency Planning Committee (BCREPC) has concluded emergency operations for Storm Grayson. After a 24-hour operational period, the BCREPC Multi-Agency Coordination Center (MACC) demobilized at 8 a.m. Friday. The BCREPC gives its heartfelt thanks to its emergency operations partners who staffed the MACC: Barnstable County All Hazards Incident Management Team Eversource Energy […]

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Filed in Storm Press Releases by on January 5, 2018
Barnstable County Faces Frigid Temps in Storm’s Wake

Barnstable County Faces Frigid Temps in Storm’s Wake

Afternoon high tide created significant problems along north and east-facing coastline Midnight high tide should not be as significant Bitterly cold air will flow in behind the storm creating severe icing conditions Citizens should be prepared for power outages The Barnstable County Regional Emergency Planning Committee (BCREPC) held a conference call at 3 p.m. Thursday, […]

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Filed in Storm Press Releases by on January 4, 2018
Barnstable County Facing Severe Weather Threats

Barnstable County Facing Severe Weather Threats

Coastal flood expected along north-facing shoreline at time of afternoon high tide At the height of the storm winds could gust at hurricane force Bitterly cold air will flow in behind the storm changing creating severe icing conditions Citizens should be prepared for power outages The Barnstable County MACC is online as of 8 a.m. […]

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Filed in Storm Press Releases by on January 4, 2018

Announcements

January 2018 BCREPC Regular Meeting

January 2018 BCREPC Regular Meeting

PUBLIC MEETING ANNOUNCEMENT The Barnstable County Regional Emergency Planning Committee Will hold a public meeting on Wednesday, January 3, 2018 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: September 6, 2017 III. Status Reports from REPC Subcommittees and Programs: • […]

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Filed in Announcements by on December 19, 2017
BCREPC Surveys the Aftermath of the October Storm

BCREPC Surveys the Aftermath of the October Storm

The intense storm is wrapping up and on its way out Approximately 14,000 Eversource customers are without power on Cape Cod Eversource is bringing in additional line crews and downed-wire guards and hopes to restore power to most customers on Monday The Barnstable County Regional Emergency Planning Committee (BCREPC) held a conference call at 10 […]

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Filed in Announcements by on October 30, 2017
November 1, 2017 BCREPC Meeting

November 1, 2017 BCREPC Meeting

PUBLIC MEETING ANNOUNCEMENT The Barnstable County Regional Emergency Planning Committee Will hold a public safety training session on Wednesday, November 1, 2017 at 12:30 p.m. Harbor View Conference Room at the Barnstable County Complex 3195 Main Street, Barnstable, MA 02630 AGENDA 12:30 PM Arrival/Sign-ins/Lunch provided by National Grid 1:00 PM-2:00 PM National Grid Annual Safety […]

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Filed in Announcements by on October 26, 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