Emergency Management Department
2019 Atlantic Hurricane Season Begins
Hurricane Season is a Reminder to Prepare
MASHPEE – June 1st marked the official start of the Atlantic Hurricane Season which runs through November 30th. While the majority of tropical storms and hurricanes that have impacted New England occurred during the months of August and September, now is the time to begin preparing yourself, your family, your home, and your business. Throughout hurricane season, the Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe Emergency Management Department (MWTEMD) will share preparedness information to help our tribal community residents be aware of, and prepare for, the impacts of tropical storms and hurricanes.
Hurricane Preparation and Evacuation Guidelines
The Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe is located in a coastal community of eastern, MA and is susceptible to coastal flooding and potential evacuations. Contact your emergency management officials to learn about the risks of coastal flooding in your community and neighborhood. Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe Emergency Management Department (MWTEMD); EM Director; firstname.lastname@example.org (508) 477-5800 Ext 15 EP Specialist; Allyssa.email@example.com (508 477-5800 Ext 13
For information on your designated hurricane evacuation zone, use the interactive Know Your Evacuation Zone map. If you live or work in designated evacuation zone you should be prepared to evacuate before a hurricane or tropical storm makes landfall.
Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe AmeriCorps Program
We’re now recruiting motivated Native American individuals ages 18-24 to serve Mashpee Wampanoag Community Members in Full time service opportunities. Please contact the Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe Emergency Management Department for more information at:
MWT Emergency Management Department mission is to support our Tribal citizens to ensure that as a Sovereign Nation we work together to make all reasonable efforts to prevent and mitigate against all hazards, prepare for and respond to emergencies, and initiate recovery activities on our own, whenever possible.
Nelson Andrews Jr – Emergency Management Department Director
Allyssa Hathaway – Emergency Management Specialist
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