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Resources for Preparedness & Emergency Events

Residential Towers Handbook

For residents in condos and apartments, there are different dimensions to think about as you prepare with your fellow residents to have your building ready for a disaster.  Stan Kaufman, a Belltown resident, has created a guidebook for his building and shares it with us to help others.






City of Seattle

Office of Emergency Management


Seattle Neighborhoods Actively Prepare (SNAP)


CityStream: Emergency Hubs

Nicole Sanchez tells us how Seattle is using P-patches to help out residents in time of need. Learn how you can get involved and take some basic training on how to help your family and your neighbors in the event of a disaster.


Regional Public Information Network (King, Pierce and Snohomish counties):
King County Safety and emergency related services –


Department of Homeland Security –
Center for Disease Control emergency site –
Public Health Emergency Preparedness –

Medical & First Aid »

Emergency Medical Resources   Centers for Disease Control and Prevention   Health Alert Network (HAN) WAresponds is the gateway to two Washington State public health emergency response systems:   WA SECURES – Emergency messaging and alerting system WAserv – Public health volunteer registration system

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Planning Tips »

Inexpensive shortcuts – Emergency Kit Relief Organizations Red Cross King County Heath Care Coalition Public Health Reserve Corps Public Health Emergency – Registry of Emergency Relief Workers King County Health website Nationwide Flu Pandemic ESCA – Emergency Services Coordinating Agency

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Training & Education »

Self Help Posters Self Help Posters were created by Hub volunteers to be used at the Hubs as a tool to help people immediately after a major disaster.  In those first few days when information will be hard to get, these posters remind people of basic information so they can stay safe.  There are 5 […]

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Urban Survival Skills Fair Info »

Urban Survival Skills Fair handouts Below are many of the handouts we distribute at our Urban Survival Skills Fairs. Basic “to do” list Basic Be Prepared Seattle Infographic Communications – Family Communications Plan template Communications – Emergency Contact Cards Get Home Bag Pet Preparedness Pet First Aid & CPR Camping Hacks for disasters – 2018 […]

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How to create a Hub »

How to create a Hub – Basics about Hubs Hub Mission, Overview, Flow and Pictures Picture of Hub flow Start up phases for a Hub Hub box supply list suggestions  How to create a Hub – Detailed information for volunteers Full Documentation for all Hub Jobs and Operations Job Descriptions all Volunteers Hub Manager Greeter […]

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