Volunteer Management Table Top After Action Review

Volunteer Management Training   This Table Top exercise, held Nov 14, 2015, was intended to simulate volunteers showing up at the hub and to see how the groups assigned the volunteers, thought about their safety and managed them over time, especially if they had a reusable resource to share.   Each hub table had 10 […]

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Preparing for “The Big One”

What to do when the ‘really big one’ hits?     Are you prepared for the next big earthquake and other disasters Seattle could face? Attend a presentation at one of the below library branches to hear from local emergency management experts about what you can do to get prepared. Learn about the City’s new […]

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Establishing Additional Neighborhood Hubs

Community Preparedness by Neighborhood Seattle has many active and engaged neighborhood groups that work together for outreach, common causes and community betterment.  The Seattle Emergency Communication Hubs organization was created to assist in preparing neighbors and the community at large to deal with severe weather and situational emergencies that occur in our PNW region.   […]

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Prepare – The Power of Neighborhoods

Community Members Engaged and Prepared Seattle neighborhoods continue to explore ways to get their community members engaged and prepared for disaster. Recently, the Eastlake Community Council packed their meeting room to hear how to work together as a community and also in smaller teams, called Seattle Neighborhoods Actively Prepare (SNAP).   Q13 Fox News was […]

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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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Table Top Exercise “When Volunteers come to a Hub”

This will be an indoor tabletop exercise. The purpose of the exercise will be to practice handling emergent volunteers who show up at a hub willing to help. How do we receive them, assign them, track them and ensure their safety. Everyone is welcome, this will be a thoughtful exercise and we will need both […]

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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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Preparing for “The Big One”

What to do when the ‘really big one’ hits?     Are you prepared for the next big earthquake and other disasters Seattle could face? Attend a presentation at one of the below library branches to hear from local emergency management experts about what you can do to get prepared. Learn about the City’s new […]

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