Maine Emergency Closings laws & HR compliance analysis

Maine Emergency Closings: What you need to know

The Maine Department of Defense, Veterans, and Emergency Management and the Maine Emergency Management Agency (MEMA) have a disaster preparedness program, Maine Prepares, that offers support and information. A Web page specific to business and service organizations is available at
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MEMA also suggests that businesses contact their local county emergency management agencies for specific assistance with disaster planning. Find contact information at
MEMA has a dedicated preparedness Web page for businesses and organizations at
Employers may sign up with MEMA to receive a variety of emergency updates by e-mail or text at
MEMA, along with the Maine Association of Broadcasters, participates in the Emergency Alert System to bring emergency information to citizens via broadcast radio and television stations and cable systems.
Evacuation plans. The state's Maine Prepares website has information on evacuation preparedness and actions for floods, hurricanes, and other disasters at
Evacuation routes. The Maine Department of Transportation posts traffic information at or by calling 511 or 866-282-7578.
MEMA maintains a website that gives real-time weather information for the state with updated forecasts by zone for severe storms (tornadoes, thunderstorms), hurricanes and tropical storms, winter storms, flooding (coastal and river), and high tides, as well as other helpful information at
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