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 […]
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.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]