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Local Health News, Newsroom Continuing storm coverage: power restoration continuing, shelters still open

Continuing storm coverage: power restoration continuing, shelters still open

p.m. update: Latest statement from BCREPC “At its 10 a.m. conference call, the Barnstable County Regional Emergency Planning Committee (BCREPC) reviewed the progress of power restoration on Cape Cod and the status of the regional shelter system.Significant gains in power restoration have occurred since Wednesday at 6 p.m. when well over 100,000 subscribers were without […]

3/15/18 at 4:35 pm     769      , , ,     CapeCod.com
Emergency Preparedness, Local Health News, Newsroom Baker visits Barnstable County Multi-Agency Coordination Center to discuss storm recovery

Baker visits Barnstable County Multi-Agency Coordination Center to discuss storm recovery

Charlie Baker joined Senator Vinny deMacedo, Senator Julian Cyr, Representative Sarah Peake, Representative Will Crocker, Representative Randy Hunt, Representative Tim Whelan, utility representatives and municipal officials from Barnstable County to discuss the impact of the most recent nor’easter at the Barnstable County Multi-Agency Coordination Center and to thank first responders for their efforts throughout […]

3/15/18 at 4:21 pm     649      , , ,     Wicked Local
Emergency Preparedness, Local Health News, Newsroom Cape prepares for powerful ocean storm on Friday

Cape prepares for powerful ocean storm on Friday

arnstable County Regional Emergency Planning Committee on Thursday advised Cape Cod residents to be ready for a powerful, long-duration, ocean storm that will hit the region early Friday. The county meteorologist said that winds will increase on Friday morning with the greatest threat in the Cape/Islands area, where damaging hurricane force wind gusts of […]

3/1/18 at 3:37 pm     666      , ,     Wicked Local
Department News and Updates AmeriCorps Cape Cod members recruiting Barnstable County shelter volunteers

AmeriCorps Cape Cod members recruiting Barnstable County shelter volunteers

TABLE (MA) January 26, 2016 – As last weekend’s winter storm approached, the Barnstable County Regional Emergency Planning Committee (BCREPC) had to weigh the need to activate the Regional Shelter System. Fortunately, the storm did not pack a powerful punch so sheltering was not necessary. Had the shelters been opened, though, the success of operations […]

1/26/16 at 1:43 pm     1220      , , ,
Local Health News Barnstable County REPC hosts HAZMAT training

Barnstable County REPC hosts HAZMAT training

iday, January 8, 2016, the Barnstable County Regional Emergency Planning Committee (BCREPC) hosted a training session for Hazardous Materials Technicians covering specialized computer technology used to support responses to hazardous materials (HAZMAT) incidents. The attendees were members of the Department of Fire Services HAZMAT District 1 Regional Response Team comprising firefighters and chiefs from […]

1/11/16 at 2:23 pm     1159      ,
Department News and Updates, Local Health News BCREPC to Participate in Falmouth Emergency Preparedness Event

BCREPC to Participate in Falmouth Emergency Preparedness Event

mber is National Preparedness Month and the Barnstable County Regional Emergency Planning Committee (BCREPC) is pleased to announce its participation in the Falmouth Family Emergency Preparedness and Fire Prevention Fair. Hosted by the Falmouth Local Emergency Planning Committee (LEPC), the Fair—which is free of charge—will be held on Saturday, September 19, 2015, from 10 a.m. […]

9/9/15 at 4:06 pm     1101      , ,     CapeCod.com
Staff in the Community Tabletop Exercise to Focus on Mass-casualty HAZMAT Incident

Tabletop Exercise to Focus on Mass-casualty HAZMAT Incident

arnstable County Regional Emergency Planning Committee (BCREPC) announces its annual Barnstable County REPC tabletop exercise to be held on Wednesday in collaboration with the Massachusetts Maritime Academy and the Town of Sandwich. According to BCREPC Emergency Planner Amy Alati, this annual hazardous materials (HAZMAT) emergency response practice is unique because of the collaboration between the BCREPC and the Massachusetts […]

6/1/15 at 2:10 pm     1451      , ,     CapeCod.com
Emergency Preparedness President declares disaster for Massachusetts

President declares disaster for Massachusetts

called the big end of January storm the Blizzard of 2015, some called it Juno. The government will here on out refer to it as DR-2414. The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced Monday that the President declared a disaster for Massachusetts. Of the fourteen counties in the commonwealth, ten counties and the eligble […]

4/14/15 at 1:47 pm     1173      , ,     Cape Cod Today