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Category: REPC General News

Rain storms can cause flooding.

Protect Your Home: The Need for Flood Insurance on Cape Cod

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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Barnstable County Regional Emergency Planning Committee’s Chip Reilly Celebrates Professional Achievement in Emergency Management

Yesterday, May 15, 2023, Massachusetts Emergency Management Agency (MEMA) Acting Director Dawn Brantley recognized the first cohort to complete the Massachusetts Professional Emergency Manager (MPEM) program. The group of 16 […]

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Safely Dispose of Hazardous Waste with Barnstable County’s Household Hazardous Waste Program

Barnstable County’s Solution for Disposing Household Hazardous Waste Safely Properly disposing of hazardous waste is crucial in protecting the environment and public health. Hazardous waste materials that are improperly disposed […]

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Winter Weather Advisory 7:00 pm Monday to 7:00 pm Tuesday

A Winter Weather Advisory will be in effect Monday from 7:00 pm to Tuesday 7:00 pm. Cape Cod will get up to 4″ of snow while the Lower/Outer Cape may […]

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Dangerously Cold Air Mass Expected Late Friday into Saturday

A Wind Chill Watch has been issued for much of the region where wind chills may drop to -20F to -40F late Friday night and Saturday morning. In addition, gale […]

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Winter Weather Brings Marine/Coastal Hazards to Cape Cod on Monday, January 23rd

A coastal storm lifts offshore today (Monday). Hazards include: For more information, visit the National Weather Service website at:

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Holiday Weather Safety Tips

Holiday Hazardous Weather Safety Tips: Keep Your Home and Holiday Guests Safe

It wouldn’t be a New England holiday without wicked winds a blowin’. Many Cape Codders know how to batten down the hatches, and if you’re new to Cape Cod…welcome to […]

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Simple Preparedness Tips to Help You, Your Family, and Neighbors Stay Safe in an Emergency on Cape Cod

Planning for an emergency can feel like a daunting process, especially when it’s hard to imagine a situation severe enough to warrant the effort. Below is a list of simple […]

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Are you prepared? You should be. Sometimes, nature doesn’t call first. Find your Extension Preparedness Checklist for ways you can prepare your home and family for major storms.

Plan Ahead, Be Prepared to Weather Storms and Disasters

Storms on Cape Cod can range from hurricane winds, to freezing rain and ice, to blinding wind-driven snow that can last several days. In addition to precipitation, storm surges can […]

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