Ready.gov

Launched in February 2003, Ready is a national public service advertising (PSA) campaign designed to educate and empower Americans to prepare for and respond to emergencies including natural and man-made disasters. The goal of the campaign is to get the public involved and ultimately to increase the level of basic preparedness across the nation. Contact…

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Martha’s Vineyard Disaster Response

Martha’s Vineyard Emergency Services Organizations: American Red Cross The Salvation Army Martha’s Vineyard Medical Reserve Corps Martha’s Vineyard Disaster Animal Response Team Want to Volunteer? Have any Questions or comments?  Contact us! Ilona Metell, Red Cross (Ilona.metell@redcross.org) Richard Reinhardsen, Salvation Army (rsr1017@comcast.net) Marina Lent, Medical Reserve Corps (mlent@chilmarkma.gov) Rita Brown, MV Disaster Animal Response Team…

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Medical Reserve Corps

Disasters can be scary, especially if you are living alone, are elderly or disabled, or are dependent on oxygen, health care staff, medications or electricity. But Don’t Stay Scared…GET PREPARED! HELP US HELP YOU! The Medical Reserve Corps (MRC) is a national network of volunteers, organized locally to improve the health and safety of their…

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Martha’s Vineyard Disaster Animal Response Team

MV Disaster Animal Response Team, (MV-DART) was formed in response to a state law passed after Hurricane Katrina which requires towns to have a plan in place to address the evacuation and sheltering needs of household pets and services animals before, during and after an emergency or natural disaster. The organizers of MVDART include Assistant…

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South Shore Community Action Council

The Fuel Assistance Program assists low income individuals and families with the cost of heating their homes during the winter season. Income guidelines are found on WWW.SSCAC.ORG Levels of assistance vary by income; household size and source of heat. Payments are made to energy dealers or utilities. A list of Martha’s Vineyard outreach sites for…

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American Red Cross

The American Red Cross prevents and alleviates human suffering in the face of emergencies by mobilizing he power of volunteers and the generosity of donors. The local chapter is located in Hyannis and is the headquarters for local disaster response (fires, storms, floods), Preparedness and Health and Safety training, service to the armed forces, Certified…

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Massachusetts State Police

The Massachusetts State Police Division of Field Services Mission is to provide Uniformed Policing and Patrol Services throughout the Commonwealth of Massachusetts in order to: Facilitate Motor Vehicle Crash and Fatality Reduction utilizing Proactive Enforcement and Education to ensure the Safe, Efficient, and Expeditious Flow of Traffic. Provide Primary Policing and Law Enforcement Services to…

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Dukes County Sheriff’s Office Communications Center

Regional Dispatch Center that handles all 911 emergency calls for Police, Fire and EMS. Also handles non-emergency calls for various Island agencies, for example, Animal Control. Contact Information Contact: Susan SchofieldPhone: 508-693-1212 Email: sschofield@dcsoma.orgWebsite: https://www.dukescounty.org/ Address:9 Flight PathEdgartown, MA Mailing Address:PO Box 252Edgartown, MA 02539

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