About Ling-Mei Wong 黃靈美

Editor of the Sampan, the only bilingual Chinese-English newspaper in New England 舢舨報紙總編輯。舢舨是全紐英倫唯一的中英雙語雙週報。

Governor Baker authorizes MEMA to send emergency workers to Florida to assist with Hurricane Irma response & recovery

FRAMINGHAM, MA – Governor Charlie Baker has authorized the Massachusetts Emergency Management Agency (MEMA) to send a three-person Emergency Operations Center (EOC) team, and a nine-person nursing team to Florida to assist with response and recovery efforts for Hurricane Irma.  The request for assistance from Florida came through the Emergency Management Assistance Compact (EMAC), which is the national emergency management mutual aid system that facilitates state-to-state disaster assistance. “Massachusetts is ready to provide whatever assistance we can to help Florida and neighboring states deal with the immediate and long-term impacts of Hurricane Irma,” said Governor Baker.“As these teams head to Florida, we … Continue reading