• Slideshow Featured Content

    • Banner for the Great Shakeout (earthquake exercise). Full text says: "Join Us for the World's Largest Earthquake Drill. Register Now at www.Shakeout.org. October 16, 2014

      Register to participate in the Great ShakeOut!

      MEMA encourages individuals, families, schools and organizations to participate in the Great Shakeout earthquake drill on October 15th, 2015 by practicing "Drop, Cover, and Hold On!"

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    • Text: Please Save the Date! MEMA presents "Effective Leadership During Crisis". A One Day Conference. November 4th, 2015. DCU Center, Worcester, MA

      2015 Emergency Management Conference

      Save the Date! 2015 MEMA Preparedness Conference Planned for Wednesday Nov. 4, 2015

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    • Hurricane storm clouds

      Hurricane Season Preparedness

      Hurricane season began June 1st. Find your hurricane evacuation zone, stay informed about the hazards you may face from a hurricane, and learn how you can be prepared.

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    • Map of 3 colors of evacuation zones, red, yellow, green

      Do You Live or Work in a Hurricane Evacuation Zone?

      Know Your Zone. Use MEMA’s interactive map to find out if you live or work in a hurricane evacuation zone (Zone A, B or C) that may be evacuated as a hurricane approaches.

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    • Man checking emergency alerts on his smartphone

      Download the Massachusetts Alerts Smartphone App

      Receive weather warnings and emergency alerts on MEMA’s free smartphone app, Massachusetts Alerts, for iPhone and Android devices.

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    • Graphic for "See Something Say Something campaign". Text on graphic says: Report suspicious activity. Call 9-1-1 or your local police department.

      See Something Say Something

      The initiative highlights the important role the public plays in maintaining a safe environment and preventing terrorism. Remember if you see something suspicious report it to your local police department or call 9-1-1.

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  • Hurricane Preparedness: Be Ready Before the Storm

    While Atlantic Hurricane Season began June 1st, most tropical storm systems that have impacted New England have struck during the months of August and September. That’s why now is a great time to prepare before a storm approaches.

    Recent storms such as Tropical Storm Irene in 2011 and Hurricane Sandy in 2012, as well as past hurricanes such as Hurricane Bob in 1991 are reminders that Massachusetts residents and visitors must prepare for the next hurricane.  

    MEMA encourages everyone to:

    More information can be found in MEMA’s Hurricane Season press release and hurricane preparedness webpage.

  • MEMA Monthly Reports

    This month's issue of MEMA REPORTS, our monthly update of Emergency Management activities, appears at  MEMA Monthly Reports in the ‘Publications & Reports’ section. This edition covers the upcoming statewide Emergency Preparedness Conference, the many successes of Emergency Preparedness Month,  steps made to ready the Commonwealth for Joaquin, and the different streams of federal assistance coming to Massachusetts.
  • Weather Resources

    National Weather Service in Taunton: http://www.erh.noaa.gov/box/

    National Weather Service in Albany: http://www.erh.noaa.gov/er/aly/

    Google Public Alert Map