Month: September 2016

Get Involved During Emergency Preparedness Month

Help Your Community Prepare for Disasters and Build Resilience FRAMINGHAM, MA – Over the last month, the Massachusetts Emergency Management Agency (MEMA) has encouraged individuals, families and communities to prepare for disasters by being informed, developing emergency plans, and assembling critical supplies in disaster kits.  As Massachusetts Emergency Preparedness Month comes to a close, MEMA Read More …

Build an Emergency Kit During Emergency Preparedness Month

Emergency 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 family preparedness,” said MEMA Read More …

Drought Level Increases for Regions of Commonwealth, Other Areas Unchanged

Monitoring 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 Commonwealth: a Drought Warning for Central, Northeast, and Southeast Massachusetts, unchanged for the Read More …