Basic Aid

Description: Learn how to care for and respond to injuries after a major disaster when 9-1-1 is overwhelmed or unavailable. This session provides practice on how to recognize and treat life-threatening conditions, how to conduct a patient assessment and how to creatively use household items as first aid materials. **Course does not meet requirements for […]

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Disaster Skills Workshop

Description: This workshop provides training on key skills needed after a disaster and more in depth instruction on key preparedness actions.. The workshop covers the following topics: (1) Fire Extinguisher Use, (2) Utility Control, (3) Water Storage and Purification and (4) Emergency Sanitation.

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Earthquake Home Retrofit Class

Help reduce damage caused during an earthquake. Learn to become an informed consumer or how to do a retrofit yourself. Retrofit experts will show how to assess your home’s needs and how to use City of Seattle’s pre-engineered home retrofit plans to permit and retrofit your home.Register early – class fills quickly! Register: Phinneycenter.org or […]

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Wallingford: Neighborhood Preparation for Large Scale Emergencies

As part of the regular Wallingford Community Council meeting: Cindi Barker, community coordinator of the city-wide Communication Hubs effort will talk about neighborhood preparation for earthquake, storm, or other large-scale emergencies. She and volunteers who have been active in Wallingford will discuss how to participate, and in the event of an emergency, activate volunteers in our […]

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Learn How to Become a Licensed HAM Radio Operator (Session 2 of 2)

The Beacon Emergency Action Network is excited to be officially offering Beacon Hill and South Seattle community residents an opportunity to become licensed ham radio operators! Modern ham radio is easy to learn. 90% of class participants are able to pass the exam and obtain their licenses. Devices are now more simple and affordable than ever […]

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Earthquake Home Retrofit Class

Prior to 1980, building codes did not require builders to secure houses to their foundations. This does not mean that every house built before 1980 is “unsecured”, only that it was not a requirement. If your home is not properly secured, it may be at increased risk of “slipping” off the foundation during an earthquake. […]

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Learn How to Become a Licensed HAM Radio Operator (Session 1 of 2)

The Beacon Emergency Action Network is excited to be officially offering Beacon Hill and South Seattle community residents an opportunity to become licensed ham radio operators! Modern ham radio is easy to learn. 90% of class participants are able to pass the exam and obtain their licenses. Devices are now more simple and affordable than ever […]

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Disaster Book Club – Wave

Join the Seattle Office of Emergency Management for this September Disaster Book Club event! This month, we are reading Sonali Deraniyagala’s powerful memoir about her experience in the 2004 Boxing Day Tsunami in South Asia. We will be featuring the documentary, “After the Wave” which explores the lives of survivors and the desperate attempt to identify victims […]

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Disaster Skills: Basic Aid

Learn how to care for and respond to injuries after a major disaster when 9-1-1 is overwhelmed or unavailable. This session provides practice on how to recognize and treat life-threatening conditions, how to conduct a patient assessment and how to creatively use household items as first aid materials. Class does not meet requirements for certification. […]

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