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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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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Japan Memorial Tohoku Earthquake & Tsunami

We are with you, Japan! Shout Out To Japan – Memorial Event of the Tohoku Earthquake in Japan in 2011 When:  Saturday, March 12, 2016 Time:  10:00am to 1:30pm Doors open at 10:00am, event begins at 10:30am Where:  Teatro Zinzanni Address:  222 Mercer Street, Seattle, WA  98109 Registration: Please register for the FREE event – […]

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In the News Today, Feb 28, 2016

15th Anniversary of Nisqually Earthquake Looking Back and Looking Forward Today, Feb 28, marks 15 years since the 6.8 magnitude earthquake that shook up Seattle.  There was lots of media coverage marking the event.  While some stories revisited those scary moments, others looked ahead to what’s in work to be better prepared for the next […]

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