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MASS 211 CURRENT EVENTS
- MEMA Deploys Personnel to Join FEMA’s Disaster Response WorkforceOctober 19, 2017Five State and Local Employees to Assist with Recovery from Recent Major Disasters FRAMINGHAM, MA – The Massachusetts Emergency Management Agency (MEMA) today announced that five public safety personnel from Massachusetts will be detailed to the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to assist in the federal response to recent major disasters [read more]
- Baker-Polito Administration Announces Deployment of 10-Person Emergency Management Team to Puerto Rico for Hurricane Response and RecoveryOctober 16, 2017Puerto Rico accepts Massachusetts offer for emergency management support BOSTON – The Baker-Polito Administration today announced that Puerto Rico has accepted an offer from the Massachusetts Emergency Management Agency (MEMA) to deploy a 10-person emergency management team from Massachusetts to assist in Puerto Rico. The request for assistance [read more]
- Baker-Polito Administration Announces Mobilization of Massachusetts National Guard to Puerto Rico for Hurricane Response and RecoverySeptember 29, 2017BOSTON – The Baker-Polito Administration today announced Puerto Rico’s official acceptance of an offer from the Massachusetts Emergency Management Agency (MEMA) to mobilize a six person Massachusetts National Guard (MANG) communications unit to Puerto Rico for up to 30 days. The Joint Site Incident Satellite Communications Capability (JISCC) team [read more]
- State, City Officials And The Boston Foundation Announce the Massachusetts United for Puerto Rico FundSeptember 29, 2017BOSTON – Today, Governor Charlie Baker, Mayor Martin J. Walsh, Representative Jeffrey Sánchez and members of the Boston Foundation announced the Massachusetts United for Puerto Rico Fund to support and respond to the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico in the wake of Hurricanes Maria and Irma. The fund has been formed in partnership with the [read more]
- Baker-Polito Administration Announces Relief And Recovery Resources For The Citizens Of Puerto RicoSeptember 28, 2017BOSTON— In the wake of the devastating impacts of Hurricanes Irma and Maria, the Baker-Polito Administration today outlined the efforts Massachusetts is undertaking to provide assistance to the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, including the formation of a task force that will ensure that the state is prepared to support residents of Puerto Rico who [read more]