The following tips are republished from a press release issued by the Massachusetts Emergency Management Agency (MEMA) on October 30, 2006. For more information about this press release or about MEMA please contact Peter Judge at 508-820-2002.
The Massachusetts Emergency Management Agency (MEMA) is the state agency responsible for coordinating federal, state, local, voluntary and private resources during emergencies and disasters in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. MEMA provides leadership to: develop plans for effective response to all hazards, disasters or threats; train emergency personnel to protect the public; provide information to the citizenry; and assist individuals, families, businesses and communities to mitigate against, prepare for, and respond to and recover from emergencies, both natural and man made.
For additional information about MEMA, go to www.mass.gov/mema.