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South Korea Turns to Barnstable County for Hazardous Materials Advice

Filed in Announcements by on August 29, 2017
South Korea Turns to Barnstable County for Hazardous Materials Advice

Updated Jul 22, 2017 at 7:00 AM BARNSTABLE — A delegation from South Korea visited the Barnstable County Complex on Friday to discuss the county’s strategies for managing hazardous materials. The group of 14 researchers, graduate students, engineers and industry experts was the second delegation to visit Barnstable County from South Korea. In June 2016, a smaller group visited to […]

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MEMA OFFERS PRECAUTIONS FOR APPROACHING EXTREME COLD WEATHER

Filed in Announcements, Preparedness by on January 8, 2015
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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Basic Winter Storm Preparedness & Hypothermia Awareness

Filed in Preparedness by on December 16, 2013
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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