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Marine Corps Air Station Cherry Point

 

Marine Corps Air Station Cherry Point

Cherry Point, North Carolina

MCAS Cherry Point Emergency Preparedness Guide - This guide was designed for use at home or an office setting by personnel families and civilians working and living aboard cherry point. It will provide the user with basic local response actions and preparedness information to various threats.

 

MCAS Cherry Point Emergency Preparedness Tri-fold Brochure

ARE YOU PREPARED?

Be Informed.  Learn what protective measures to take before, during and after an emergency.

Make A Plan.  Prepare, plan and stay informed for Emergencies.

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CDC - Be Ready! Hurricanes Infographic 

 Before

  • Cover windows with storm shutters or plywood.
  • Tune in for local information.
  • Know how to turn off your gas, electricity, and water in case you need to evacuate.
  • Secure outdoor items by moving them to the garage.
  • Make an emergency kit.
  • Designate a shelter area if you can’t evacuate. Rooms without windows are best.

After

  • If your home has damage, do not reenter until it has been examined by a building inspector for safety.
  • Prevent mold growth; by airing out rooms and disinfecting.
  • Tap water may not be safe to drink. Listen to local warnings. More information
  • Throw away food that may be unsafe. More information
  • Prevent carbon monoxide poisoning. Use generators, stoves, and grills outside and away from windows and doors.
 

MCAS Cherry Point Emergency Mass Notification Procedures Tri-fold brochure
 
During an emergency, it is critical that personnel, dependents, and others aboard MCAS Cherry Point receive immediate notifications in order to take appropriate action. Whether it is an active shooter, hurricane, or other threat/hazard, it is crucial that personnel and dependents understand how they are notified and what actions to take. 

 
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Homeland Security - Bomb Threat Procedures

This quick reference checklist is designed to help employees and decision makers of commercial facilities, schools, etc. respond to a bomb threat in an orderly and controlled manner with the first responders and other stakeholders.

 

 Tropical Storm Conditions

The following are Tropical Cyclone Conditions of Readiness used by planners to prepare and protect the installation and personnel from anticipated destructive weather. Each condition has action sets planners implement to protect personnel and installation assets.

TCC V   Seasonal destructive weather readiness level, i.e. Atlantic Hurricane Season (1 June - 30 November) is in progress or a specific storm occurring outside of the Atlantic Hurricane Season is forecasted to affect the area within 96 hours.
TCC IV A destructive weather system with sustained winds of 50 knots or greater is forecasted to affect the area within 72 hours.
TCC III   A destructive weather system with sustained winds of 50 knots or greater is forecasted to affect the area within 48 hours.
TCC II A destructive weather system with sustained winds of 50 knots or greater is forecasted to affect the area within 24 hours.
TCC I  A destructive weather system with sustained winds of 50 knots or greater is forecasted to affect the area within 12 hours.
TCC IC (Caution) A destructive weather system with sustained winds of 50 knots or greater is forecasted to affect the area within 6 hours.

TCC 1E (Emergency)

The area is currently experiencing a specific destructive weather system with sustained winds of 50 knots or greater.
TCC 1R (Recovery) The destructive weather system has passed the area, but safety and storm hazards remain. All orders, restrictions and guidance established in previous TCCs remain in effect.

 

 Destructive Weather
 

Points of Contact:

Emergency Operations Center 

Phone:  252-466-5216 / 5217 / 5218
DSN:  582-5216 / 5217 
FAX:  252-466-7479

Destructive Weather Officer
Phone:  (252) 466-5616
DSN:  582-5616


Links:

 Department Of Homeland Security - Ready.gov
 National Hurricane Center
 N.C. Hurricane Evacuation Routes
 N.C. Division of Emergency Management
 Ready NC

 Craven County Emergency Management Info
Carteret County Emergency Management Info