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. REGISTER HERE:   https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSe2Cx3_70RwHIChHCWpegNu3IkAzHzqxjV6GH9HkFaJGv_MJw/viewform **Course does not meet […]

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Disaster Skills Workshop

When a large disaster happens, first responders and other city services may be overwhelmed. Transportation may be disrupted and communication may be difficult. It is vital that city residents are prepared to be self-sufficient during these times. Having knowledge of some key disaster skills is a crucial part of that preparedness effort. This workshop provides […]

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Rainier Hub at South Seattle Home Fair

The City of Seattle is hosting a Home Fair for South Seattle; stop by and learn about emergency preparedness and the Seattle Hubs at the Rainier Beach Ready table . You’re invited to a South Seattle Home Fair on February 10, 2018, hosted by the Seattle Department of Construction and Inspections. Here’s your chance to ask […]

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Disaster Preparedness: The Basics

This presentation provides 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 disaster plan, build a disaster supply kit, and organize with your neighbors to become better prepared. The presentation also […]

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The story behind the gap

We’re so sorry that the blog posting slowed down this fall, but there’s a good reason.  After the semi-official “take August off for vacations” we got busy on projects and so there was more “doing” than there was “telling”.  During the fall we worked on a budget proposal for another round of funding the Hub […]

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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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