2020 Hub Network Year End Report

While 2020 was such  a year, we were amazed when we looked back to create our year-end report.  We have two full pages of activities, with many major accomplishments and while almost all the in-person training stopped due to Covid-19, we still did plenty of virtual training.  Take a look here and thank you to […]

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Camping Hacks Version 2

If you’ve been a camper, you know that sometimes things don’t go as planned.  You’re always having to invent or make do in a situation where a critical piece of gear was left at home, or the weather didn’t cooperate or ….  Turns out camping is the perfect training ground for disasters, figuring out how […]

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Picture of how the Hubs work

During the COVID-19 stay at home period, multiple efforts got underway to clean up our hub files and make the Hub Captains book more organized.  We have created this graphic to illustrate how the hub works and how information is organized.  2020 Hub Areas and Roles

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Self Help Posters now available!

Self Help Posters were created by Hub volunteers to be used at the Hubs as a tool to help people immediately after a major disaster.  In those first few days when information will be hard to get, these posters remind people of basic information so they can stay safe.  There are 5 posters for the […]

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Seattle Hub Captains meet with International Disaster Leaders

Leaders from international learning program speak with Hub Captains Seattle was a stop on a national tour made by a number of leaders from other countries studying preparedness planning in the United States.  The visit was coordinated through the World Affairs Council International Visitors Leadership Program and included participants from the following countries;  Bolivia, Grenada, […]

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Seattle Hubs on Seattle Growth Podcast

Cindi Barker, Hub Captain for the Morgan Junction Hub and one of the very early members of the Seattle Emergency Communications Hubs network, was interview by Jeffery Shulman for his Seattle Growth Podcast.  It’s at http://seattlegrowthpodcast.com/s6-ep-6-finding-community-in-emergency-prep-and-dance/ or S6 Ep. 6 on iTunes.  The Hubs segment is in the first half of the podcast “Today’s episode […]

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South Seattle Home Fair

The second Seattle Home Fair was just as successful as the north end version.  We met lots of people who were interested  taking steps to make their home prepared and safe and in personal preparedness.  Mel and Vilma Fernandez,  Susan Sanders and Ron Angeles were very busy!  

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Hubs at Home Shows

In both January and February, the City of Seattle sponsors a “Home Show” intended to give homeowners information about many aspects of home improvement and sustainability.  While about half of the information tables are from the city, including inspections and permitting info, there’s a strong focus on sustainability with information tables about insurance, home retrofit […]

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Engaging High School Students

Delores Kannas, Hub Captain for the Alaska Junction Hub at Hope Lutheran Church, volunteered to lead a month long teaching series for students at Hope Lutheran High School.  This was a class where the students selected the topic to participate in.  She coached them through what risks we face in Seattle, how to be prepared, […]

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