SR 530 Slide Special Presentation

Seattle Fire Dept. Battalion Chief Tom Richardson, one of the Urban Search and Rescue Team Leaders (USAR) at the SR 530 slide, who will share his experience during the response and recovery stages and his thoughts on how communities are key in disasters.    SR 530 Landslide Presentation Flyer   Please RSVP at snap@seattle.gov, or […]

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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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Meet your Hub Captains this summer

Seattle Emergency Hub Outreach Events   The Hub Captains from all the neighborhoods are out and about this summer doing outreach. We’ve been at the Morgan Community Festival, the West Seattle Summer Fest, the Ballard Seafood Fest and the Celebrate North Seattle Event. Coming up we will at Delridge Days, Lake City Salmon Fest and […]

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WS Be Prepared at Summer Fest

We will be at the Community Tents for Summer Fest on Saturday only, from 2 to 6. Stop by and pick up information about the 13 West Seattle Hubs and how to make you, your family and your pets prepared for disaster. If you can’t come that late in the day, stop by the WS […]

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