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Category: REPC General News

Preparing for floods on Cape Cod.

Plan Ahead, Be Prepared to Weather Flooding on Cape Cod

Flooding is inevitable on Cape Cod. If it rains on your property, it can flood- that’s right, you don’t have to live on the beach or near a body of […]

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Hurricane Lee a Timely Participant in Emergency Preparedness Month

We’re now into our second week of Emergency Preparedness Month and Hurricane Lee has arrived in the Atlantic to provide a bit of helpful emphasis on our messaging. And while […]

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Barnstable County to Participate at Annual 55+ Community Safety Day

Barnstable County is pleased to have multiple departments represented at the upcoming Town of Barnstable’s 2nd Annual 55+ Community Safety Day. Join us at the Barnstable Adult Community Center on […]

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Barnstable County and Regional Emergency Planning: Hurricane Preparedness Talk

Chip Reilly, Director of Emergency Preparedness for Barnstable County, will present a Hurricane Preparedness talk at the Sandwich Public Library on Wednesday, September 13th, starting at 6:30 PM. In this […]

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Governor Healey Proclaims September “Emergency Preparedness Month”

Governor Maura Healey has proclaimed September 2023 to be Emergency Preparedness Month to highlight the importance of emergency preparedness and to encourage planning for disasters and other types of emergencies. […]

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Chip Reilly Talks Emergency Preparation on the Town of Barnstable’s Government Access TV

Chip Reilly, Barnstable County’s Emergency Preparedness Director, joins the Town of Barnstable for their most recent episode of County Chatter on Town of Barnstable Government Access Channel – Xfinity Channel […]

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Hurricane Season is Upon Us. Let’s Get Prepared!

Idalia (pronounced ee-dal-ya) is the first significant Atlantic storm of the year, and just ahead of the most active month of the hurricane season. While we don’t often get major hurricanes here on the Cape, it is possible, and the area has experienced Florida-like damage in the past because both regions are very flat both offshore and onshore.

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Wildfires in Hawaii are a Cautionary Tale for Emergency Preparedness on Cape Cod

On Tuesday August 8th, coincidentally the same day Cape Cod was impacted by torrential rain and an isolated tornado, residents and visitors of an island community in the extreme western […]

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Image is picture of Shannon Hulst, Floodplain & Community Rating System Specialist with Cape Cod Cooperative Extension. Heading is Preparing Cape Cod for Floods with mitigation efforts and lowering flood insurance rates.

Preparing Cape Cod for Floods

If it rains on your home, it can flood. A flood could take everything that you own, and flood insurance is a way to protect your property and belongings from […]

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