General

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
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

Press Releases

“Stop the Bleed” Training to be Held on May 23

“Stop the Bleed” Training to be Held on May 23

The Cape Cod Chapter of the Massachusetts Association of Public Health Nurses and the Cape & Islands Medical Reserve Corps are presenting a “Stop the Bleed” training session to teach people how to stop bleeding in an emergency and save lives using the combat application tourniquet. The training session will take place on Wednesday, May […]

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Filed in Press Releases by on May 14, 2018
Barnstable County Watches and Waits

Barnstable County Watches and Waits

BARNSTABLE (MA) March 21, 2018 – At its 4 p.m. conference call, the Barnstable County Regional Emergency Planning Committee (BCREPC) reviewed the progress of Winter Storm Toby. According to weather forecasters, the storm will not be as intense locally as the previous systems that battered the Cape in March. Nevertheless, the BCREPC is keeping an […]

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Filed in Storm Press Releases by on March 21, 2018
Ocean Storm Threatens Barnstable County—Again

Ocean Storm Threatens Barnstable County—Again

BARNSTABLE (MA) March 21, 2018 – The Barnstable County Regional Emergency Planning Committee (BCREPC) held a conference call at 10 a.m. March 21, 2018, to discuss plans for the approaching nor’easter. There is a great deal of uncertainty around the forecast of this storm and the amount of snow expected. Latest guidance has winds picking […]

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Filed in Storm Press Releases by on March 21, 2018

Announcements

November 6, 2019 BCREPC Regular Meeting

November 6, 2019 BCREPC Regular Meeting

PUBLIC MEETING ANNOUNCEMENT The Barnstable County Regional Emergency Planning Committee Will hold a public meeting on Wednesday, November 6, 2019 at 2:00 p.m In the Harborview Conference Room in the Old Jail Building at the Barnstable County Complex 3195 Main Street, Barnstable, MA 02630 AGENDA I. Welcome/Introductions II. Minutes: None III. Status Reports from REPC […]

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Filed in Announcements by on October 31, 2019
August 21, 2019 BCREPC Regular Meeting

August 21, 2019 BCREPC Regular Meeting

PUBLIC MEETING ANNOUNCEMENT The Barnstable County Regional Emergency Planning Committee Will hold a public meeting on Wednesday, August 28, 2019 at 2:00 p.m. In the Harborview Conference Room in the Old Jail Building at the Barnstable County Complex 3195 Main Street, Barnstable, MA 02630 AGENDA After Action Review, July 23, 2019 Cape Cod Tornadoes I. […]

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Filed in Announcements by on August 22, 2019
June 5, 2019 BCREPC Regular Meeting

June 5, 2019 BCREPC Regular Meeting

PUBLIC MEETING ANNOUNCEMENT The Barnstable County Regional Emergency Planning Committee Will hold a public meeting on Wednesday, June 5, 2019 at 2:00 p.m. In the Harborview Conference Room in the Old Jail Building at the Barnstable County Complex 3195 Main Street, Barnstable, MA 02630 AGENDA I. Welcome/Introductions II.. Minutes: March 6, 2019, May 1, 2019 […]

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Filed in Announcements by on May 31, 2019

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