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FRCOG’s Emergency Preparedness efforts increase capacity for emergency response through preparedness activities including planning, training, and exercising at all levels of local government and healthcare. The FRCOG does this through the Western Region Homeland Security Advisory Council (WRHSAC), and the Emergency Preparedness Program.

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Many farms across Massachusetts have been impacted by the July 2023 storms. The MA Dept. of Agricultural Resources has developed…

FEMA is currently offering FY24 Dam Emergencies Collaborative Technical Assistance (CTA) for municipalities with High Hazard Potential Dams (HHPD). CTA…

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Completed Projects

The Western Region Homeland Security Advisory Council was proud to offer our inaugural First Responder Mental Health Resilience Conference in…

WRHSAC awarded funds to the Franklin Regional Council of Governments (FRCOG) to conduct the series of Cybersecurity/IT Capacity Building Workshops…

In 2016, the Western Region Homeland Security Advisory Council (WRHSAC) conducted a full-scale exercise at Six Flags New England. The…

The Western Region Homeland Security Council (WRHSAC) is engaged in a multi-phase project to address the needs of children in…

Recent Publications

The Emergency Preparedness staff has published a wealth of documents on the subject, which are available for the public to download. Here are links to the three most recent publications.

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Boards & Committees

CoMIRS Advisory Group

Franklin County Emergency Communications System Oversight Committee

Mohawk Area Public Health Coalition

Regional Emergency Planning Committee (REPC)

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