11 Hubs received “Hub in a Box” funds

More equipment in more places! Thanks to the Seattle City Council, $18,000 was set aside to purchase hub boxes and start up supplies for hubs in 2016.  The Office of Emergency Management and Department of Neighborhoods created the application process and received multiple applications to fund new and existing locations. Here’s the list of the […]

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Hubs and outreach

Lots of people learning about the hubs We attended quite a few outreach events, hosted some training, held an Open House and met a lot of new people along the way. Here’s a photo gallery of our fall activities.                          

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Hub Captains Network Monthly Meeting

  Doors open at 6:30 for visiting and light snacks, meeting starts at 7:00. This is our regular meeting to share information about citywide activities and what each hub is doing.

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Eastlake Disaster Prep “Are You Ready For the Zombies?”

Are you ready for a disaster, a bad storm or the zombie invasion? Not sure where to get started? Join us to hear an overview of the hazards that can impact Seattle, and steps that individuals and families can take to become more prepared to deal with them. This includes guidance on how to  develop a […]

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Grand Opening Seattle Emergency Hub at Alaska Junction / Hope Lutheran Church

Thanks to the joint efforts of the Junction Neighbors Organization (JuNO), Hope Lutheran Church, West Seattle Be Prepared, supporting local businesses and the City of Seattle Neighborhood Matching Fund, a new Seattle Emergency Communications Hub will open at Hope Lutheran Church. Please stop by to learn more about how to prepare for emergencies, what the […]

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Emergency and Hub Kit tip – 10 year batteries

Extended Life Batteries Technology continues to improve and this can be of great benefit when building your personal emergency kit and stocking Hub supplies. Here’s an announcement from one of the major Personal Emergency Kit manufacturers: Duracell Now Guarantees 10 Years of Power Storage in Batteries Battery maker Duracell announced a new feature for its […]

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‘Big Shaker’ Earthquake Event

Seattle’s Office of Emergency Management and Seattle Parks and Recreation invite members of the public and media to attend the City’s first ever, ‘Big Shaker’ Earthquake Event at Westlake Park on Tuesday, Oct. 11. The ‘Big Shaker’ is a 22’ foot-long, 6,500-pound earthquake simulator that gives participants the opportunity to experience the shaking of a […]

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Delridge Projects Workshop and Community Resource Fair

This is a Community Resource Fair and a workshop which will have public review of two major city projects in the Delridge neighborhood, the North Delridge Action Plan and the Delridge Multimodal Corridor Transportation Project.  The Resource Fair will have tables from community groups in and around the Delridge area, and the North Delridge Hub will […]

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Hub Roles Table Top Exercise snapshot

On Oct 1, nearly 40 people gathered to improve some aspects of how hubs can best carry out their mission, should Seattle experience a devastating disaster.  We are compiling the suggestions and the Hub Captains will be reviewing at subsequent meetings.  Meanwhile, here are a couple of pictures of creativity and earnest discussion of the […]

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