Community Outreach Summer 2016

Three Festival Outreach Outreach in the summer months really picks up.  Our first foray onto the streets was at the Morgan Community Festival, which was one week after the Cascadia Rising drill.  We gave away half of our inventory of “how to build a Kit” brochures! That high interest continued at the West Seattle Summer […]

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2016 Cascadia Rising Seattle Emergency Hub Drills

Cascadia Rising – Community Drills for Safety As part of the Cascadia Rising exercise Saturday, June 11, the Seattle Emergency Hubs held drills across the city at various locations, with volunteers acting as injured and those in search of help and assistance.  It’s easy to forget that we live in an area that is predicted […]

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West Seattle – Prepared in the event of a major disaster?

On the weekend of June 6 and June 7, West Seattle Hubs got together and had a simulated earthquake neighborhood response drill to prepare and practice their survival and emergency skills as a community.   There were two participating Hub locations:   Neighborhood House High Point Center 6400 Sylvan Way SW from 9:30 am – […]

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Hubs Drill Set! Cascadia Rising Earthquake Simulation

Hubs Drill June 11, 2016   Please review the flyers below for information about the drill and the participating Seattle Emergency Hubs. We love to have people show up and become our citizen actors, to test how we accomplish our mission (and to train you to be ready to help in the event of a […]

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Cascade Rising Response Drill

Seattle Emergency Hubs June 11 Cascadia Rising Drills There are 12 locations throughout the Seattle area taking part in the Cascade Rising response drill. You can find the location nearest you on the Seattle NeighborLink Map. Q 13 Fox did a wonderful video –Preparing for the big one why you should care about the Cascade […]

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New Preparedness App available

New app helps remind you to take steps to prepare for diasters The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has just released a new application for your smartphone which sends you reminders to help keep your emergency kit and plan in top shape.  If you have taken the time to build your own kit and have […]

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Greenwood Natural Gas Explosion

Natural Gas Shut Off Disaster Preparedness Today we saw the devastation that can happen with a natural gas line explosion in a neighborhood.  Imagine that you smell gas after an earthquake…..do you know where to shut off the natural gas to your home, business or condominium?   Luckily, Seattle city government and groups of concerned […]

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Speaking of Sheltering

King County offers Faith Based Emergency Preparedness Planning As Hub Captains, we’ve been talking about how to engage our local churches, temples, and mosques in thinking about community sheltering needs in the event of a major disaster. This is for the short term, while the official government response is being put into place. One step […]

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