Information from Mass 211 and MEMA

MEMA TO HOST PUBLIC SAFETY MULTI-AGENCY COORDINATION CENTER
FOR 2015 BOSTON MARATHON

FRAMINGHAM, MA – The Massachusetts Emergency Management Agency (MEMA) will again host the Public Safety
Multi-Agency Coordination Center (MACC) for the running of the Boston Marathon. Starting at 6:00 a.m. on Monday,
April 20, 2015, over 200 individuals, representing more than 60 local, regional, state, federal, private and volunteer agencies and organizations will report to the MACC. click here


STAY INFORMED AT THE 2015 BOSTON MARATHON WITH MASSACHUSETTS ALERTS
FREE SMARTPHONE APP

FRAMINGHAM, MA - The Massachusetts Emergency Management Agency (MEMA) and the Boston Athletic
Association (B.A.A.) are partnering to ensure that runners and spectators receive important public safety and
emergency information in a timely manner. Massachusetts Alerts is a communication tool used by MEMA to
disseminate critical information to smartphones. Massachusetts Alerts is powered by a free downloadable
application that is available for Android and iPhone devices. click here


PRESIDENT ISSUES MAJOR DISASTER DECLARATION

In response to Governor Baker's request to President Obama, federal disaster aid will be made available
to Massachusetts communities to assist in their recovery from the heavy snow, strong winds and coastal
flooding that impacted the state from January 26‐28, 2015. Certain eligible non‐profit organizations and
state agencies may also be reimbursed for storm‐related expenditures, as well. read more

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