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Preparing for Hurricane Season on Cape Cod During COVID-19

Preparing for Hurricane Season on Cape Cod During COVID-19

Andrew Platt, Barnstable County Emergency Preparedness Specialist, was recently interviewed in Emergency Management online magazine. He considers the complexity of dealing with both the pandemic and a major storm, and talks about how we are preparing.   Read the article HERE.

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Filed in General, Preparedness by on June 23, 2020
Cape Officials Prepare For ‘Worst’ As Forecasts Warn of Busy Hurricane Season

Cape Officials Prepare For ‘Worst’ As Forecasts Warn of Busy Hurricane Season

In a recent interview with WCAI, Andrew Platt, Emergency Preparedness Specialist for Barnstable County, considers how different emergency response will need to be this hurricane season.  Read the article at zcu.io/5Jif

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Filed in General by on June 3, 2020
Meet Our AmeriCorps Members

Meet Our AmeriCorps Members

BARNSTABLE, MA- Get to know the Year 21 AmeriCorps members serving with the Barnstable County Regional Emergency Planning Committee. Daniel Flockton is a native of nearby Carver, MA. He studied History at Bridgewater State. He is placed on the Upper Cape. Dan is focused on gaining more experience in large scale disaster preparedness. He is […]

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Filed in General by on December 11, 2019

Press Releases

Barnstable County Regional Emergency Planning Committee Continues to Work Together as Reopening Plans Advance

Barnstable County Regional Emergency Planning Committee Continues to Work Together as Reopening Plans Advance

BARNSTABLE COUNTY REGIONAL EMERGENCY PLANNING COMMITTEE SUPERIOR COURT HOUSE POST OFFICE BOX 427 BARNSTABLE, MA 02630   BCREPC Media Release   Barnstable County Regional Emergency Planning Committee Media Release 014 – COVID-19 June For Immediate Release   Barnstable County Regional Emergency Planning Committee Continues to Work Together as Reopening Plans Advance BARNSTABLE (MA) June 5, […]

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Filed in Press Releases by on June 5, 2020
Barnstable County Regional Emergency Planning Committee Reports Some Changes to Emergency Response as COVID-19 Cases Decline

Barnstable County Regional Emergency Planning Committee Reports Some Changes to Emergency Response as COVID-19 Cases Decline

BARNSTABLE COUNTY REGIONAL EMERGENCY PLANNING COMMITTEE SUPERIOR COURT HOUSE POST OFFICE BOX 427 BARNSTABLE, MA 02630 BCREPC Media Release   Barnstable County Regional Emergency Planning Committee Media Release 013 – COVID-19 May   For Immediate Release Barnstable County Regional Emergency Planning Committee Reports Some Changes to Emergency Response as COVID-19 Cases Decline BARNSTABLE (MA) May […]

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Filed in Press Releases by on May 29, 2020
Coordinated Effort Continues in Barnstable County as COVID-19 Cases Stabilize

Coordinated Effort Continues in Barnstable County as COVID-19 Cases Stabilize

BARNSTABLE COUNTY REGIONAL EMERGENCY PLANNING COMMITTEE SUPERIOR COURT HOUSE POST OFFICE BOX 427 BARNSTABLE, MA 02630 BCREPC Media Release   Barnstable County Regional Emergency Planning Committee Media Release 012 – COVID-19 May   For Immediate Release Coordinated Effort Continues in Barnstable County as COVID-19 Cases Stabilize   BARNSTABLE (MA) May 22, 2020 – The Barnstable County […]

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Filed in Press Releases by on May 22, 2020

Announcements

Weather Update – May 15, 2020 | Severe Thunderstorms Possible Later Today

Weather Update – May 15, 2020 | Severe Thunderstorms Possible Later Today

The National Weather Service (NWS) is forecasting that strong to severe thunderstorms will impact the state this afternoon into the evening.  Severe thunderstorms are possible later today in Barnstable County. The South Coast, Cape Cod, and the Islands are under a marginal risk. There will be two rounds of severe weather associated with this event. […]

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Filed in Announcements by on May 15, 2020
Barnstable County Facing Weather Threats and Possible Power Outages

Barnstable County Facing Weather Threats and Possible Power Outages

BARNSTABLE COUNTY REGIONAL EMERGENCY PLANNING COMMITTEE SUPERIOR COURT HOUSE POST OFFICE BOX 427 BARNSTABLE, MA 02630 BCREPC Media Release   Barnstable County Regional Emergency Planning Committee April For Immediate Release Barnstable County Facing Weather Threats and Possible Power Outages BARNSTABLE (MA) April 13, 2020 – The Barnstable County Regional Emergency Planning Committee (BCREPC) has activated […]

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Weather Update: April 12, 2020

Weather Update: April 12, 2020

A High Wind Watch and Storm Watch is in effect for Barnstable, Nantucket and Dukes Counties.  There is a potential for damaging wind gusts and power outages on Monday, April 13, 2020. The greatest time of concern is late Monday morning into early Monday evening. Scattered to widespread power outages are possible due to downed trees, tree […]

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Filed in Announcements by on April 12, 2020

Be Prepared

MLK Service Day Project

MLK Service Day Project

BCREPC AmeriCorps members Conor Terry and Cynthia Slemmer,  alongside American Red Cross AmeriCorps members Caitlin Rasche and Hannah Bourassa, served at the Cape Cod Elder Services as part of the MLK Day of Service Project. The members gave a group of attendees a presentation on disaster preparation, how to make a disaster kit, and the sheltering […]

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Filed in Announcements, General, Preparedness by on January 23, 2018
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
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