Emergency Hub Volunteer Management Tabletop Exercise

Tabletop Exercise Nov 14, 9:00 am – noon Practice makes perfect! Date: Saturday, Nov 14 Time: 9:00 am to noon Location: Verity Credit Union, 11027 Meridian Avenue North   Join the Seattle Emergency Communications Hubs as they hold a tabletop exercise to practice their skills. For this indoor, slow motion exercise, we will practice deploying […]

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Free Customized Alert Service

AlertSeattle The City of Seattle is providing a free service that allows online sign up to receive customized alerts via text message, email, voice message, as well as social media (Facebook and Twitter). This service is provided at no cost; however, message and data rates may apply.   Users can opt to receive customized community […]

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First Responder iPhone/iPad App

ChemAlert App By Risk Management Technologies (RMT), Australian software developer, the ChemAlert App provides Chemicals List in Buildings.   ChemAlert for iPhone and iPad now brings ChemAlert to the world of mobiles. Key chemical safety management information including Hazards and GHS Classifications, Risk and Safety Phrases, First Aid information and recommended Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) […]

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Disaster Planning Presentation in Seattle

Disaster Planning in Seattle Oct 22 On October 22, 7:00 pm, Eich Eichhorne, the Seattle Dept. of Transportation Emergency Manager, will give a presentation about SDOT’s preparedness and response plans. They have an All-Hazards approach to planning for a disaster, so you will learn about they plan to respond to everything from severe winter storms […]

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Prepare for a tsunami in the event of a major PNW earthquake!

Tsunami Preparedness in the PNW and Seattle A tsunami (pronounced tsoo-nah-mee) is a series of waves, generated in a body of water by a disturbance that moves the whole water column. A tsunami can be caused by many climatic events; earthquakes, landslides, volcanic eruptions, explosions, and even the impact of cosmic bodies, such as meteorites. […]

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Taking Action Now!

 A magnitude 9.0 earthquake in Seattle? The recent New Yorker article The Really Big One, about a magnitude 9.0 earthquake in Seattle has sparked a lot of interest in emergency preparedness.  You should take time now to build a kit, make a plan and take one more important step of meeting your neighbors in advance […]

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Joint Dark and Stormy Drill 2015

Emergency Drill A Success! The joint Seattle Emergency Communication Hubs and the Seattle Auxiliary Communication Service (ACS) had a full city drill on May 9, 2015. The groups are completing their debrief activities and are setting new goals for improvement in the coming months.   The West Magnolia Playfield Hub shows how the drill started […]

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