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Know Your Zone

Know Your Hurricane Evacuation Zone

MEMA encourages residents to "Know Your Zone" by learning whether your home, business, or vacation destination is in a Hurricane Evacuation Zone and to Make a Family Emergency Plan, Build an Emergency Kit, Stay Informed & Download Massachusetts Alerts: www.mass.gov/mema/hurricanes

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2017 Hurricane Preparedness Webinars

On July 17 and July 27, 2017, MEMA, in coordination with FEMA and the National Weather Service, offered two sessions of a Hurricane Preparedness Webinar to assist emergency management and public safety partners in preparing for the 2017 Atlantic Hurricane Season. View a recording of the webinar and the webinar presentation slides pdf format of MEMA 2017 Hurricane Preparedness Webinar Presentation
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Be an Active Bystander

Emergencies often happen without advance notice and when first responders are not nearby.  After calling 9-1-1 for help, consider being an active bystander and providing emergency care and assistance. Learn about the Stop the Bleed and Until Help Arrives campaigns, and what it means to be an active bystander at Get Involved and Be an Active Bystander.

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Corporate Emergency Access System (CEAS)

This important access program will allow local and state public safety leaders to facilitate entry of credentialed members of the private sector into areas that are otherwise off limits to the public because of disaster or emergency conditions. To learn more and enroll, visit www.ceas.com/ma.