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MASS 211 CURRENT EVENTS
- Build an Emergency Kit During Emergency Preparedness MonthSeptember 19, 2016Emergency Supplies Will Help Sustain You and Your Family During Disasters FRAMINGHAM, MA – During Emergency Preparedness Month, the Massachusetts Emergency Management Agency (MEMA) encourages individuals and families to ensure that every home has an emergency kit. “Having an emergency kit in your home is an essential component of personal and [read more]
- Drought Level Increases for Regions of Commonwealth, Other Areas UnchangedSeptember 9, 2016Monitoring of Water Resources to Continue, Water Conservation by Public Necessary BOSTON – September 9, 2016 – With rainfall amounts remaining below average and warm weather continuing for a sixth straight month, Energy and Environmental Affairs (EEA) Secretary Matthew Beaton today declared the following drought levels throughout the [read more]
- Emergency Alerts To Keep You SafeAugust 24, 2016Alerts Before Concord Tornado Allowed Residents to Take Shelter FRAMINGHAM, MA – The Massachusetts Emergency Management Agency (MEMA) encourages all residents of the Commonwealth to use their cellphones to receive emergency alerts and warnings about imminent severe weather and other threatening situations. This past Monday morning, many residents [read more]
- MEMA issues power outage safety tipsAugust 15, 2016Extended 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. [read more]
- MEMA offers tips to protect your property from hurricanesAugust 10, 2016FRAMINGHAM, MA – Throughout this year’s Atlantic Hurricane Season, the Massachusetts Emergency Management Agency (MEMA) is reminding homeowners of steps they can take to protect their property from the strong winds, damaging rains, and flooding that hurricanes or tropical storms can bring to New England. “There are steps we all can take to [read more]