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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