Thanks for attending and helping with our fall preparedness events!

We hope you had an opportunity to attend one of our “Is West Seattle Prepared?” sessions. Both the October 7th and today’s event (November 3rd) reached room capacity!

We’ll post highlights, photos, and media coverage soon.

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More seats available for our event on November 3rd!


Update 10/23/18: As we noted earlier, our two “Is West Seattle Prepared (for the Big One?” sessions filled up very quickly.

We’ve recently had a few cancellations so there are now some open seats for the November 3rd session. If our registration tool allows you to sign up, then you are in luck…keep trying!!

If you’ve registered for that session and can’t make it, please cancel your registration.

Here is the link to register or unregister: https://bit.ly/2PcsqEQ. More details about this session are below!


Is West Seattle prepared (for the Big One)?

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Saturday, Nov. 3, 9 – noon,
Hiawatha Community Center
2700 California Ave SW, Seattle, WA 98116

Learn about and discuss what we should do in West Seattle!

  • Hosted by Glenn Farley, Natural Disasters Reporter, KING-5 News.  
  • Opening keynote sessions by Dave Nichols, Certified Emergency Manager and West Seattle resident speaking on community preparedness. And, a presentation about Northwest earthquake science by Sandi Doughton, Seattle Times Science Reporter.
  • Hear about response plans from Seattle Police, Fire, Emergency Management and
    King County Public Health.
  • Learn how you can be better prepared personally.
  • Learn what steps you can take to mitigate your potential damage.
  • Learn skills to help you quickly respond to a disaster with demonstrations on water purification, sanitation in disasters, utility shut off, and other urban survival skills.
  • Meet your neighbors so that we work effectively together for recovery.

Free and open to everyone! We especially encourage families with children, tenants, seniors and those new to West Seattle to join us!

Register today to reserve a seat, and to reserve interpretation services in Somali, Spanish, Vietnamese or ASL. https://bit.ly/2PcsqEQ

Hosted by the West Seattle Hubs and West Seattle Be Prepared http://westseattlebeprepared.org

This project is funded by a Neighborhood Matching Fund award from the City of Seattle, Seattle Department of Neighborhoods.

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Fall preparedness activities continue: the Great ShakeOut is Thursday, 10/18, at 10:18 AM!

The Great ShakeOut is an annual event that takes less than 5 minutes of your time. Wherever you find yourself this coming Thursday morning (10/18, at 10:18 AM) please take a moment to physically practice earthquake safety.

More details and info about how to register for the drill follow:

As well, please give some thought about where you would to Drop – Cover – Hold in the many other places where you typically spend time.

As we note each year, physically practicing earthquake preparedness may provide a reality check if you don’t see good safe locations around you. If so, in the following weeks, take steps to secure items that could fall on you and prepare for a better outcome!

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Be Prepared…For Fun! Join us for Disaster Trivia in West Seattle!

Wednesday, October 10th is “Disaster Trivia Night” at Talarico’s Pizzeria, 4718 California Ave SW, Seattle, WA 98116. Starting at 8:30pm and going until about 10:15, you and your friends can test your knowledge about disaster preparedness and disaster movies!

In addition to the prizes awarded to the top finishers, we will hold a raffle of disaster supplies as a fundraiser…$2 to play, which becomes the prize money.

See how much you know, learn something you don’t, help out our organization and do it all with beer and pizza or pasta and wine (are those survival foods?).

It’s best to make a reservation at Talarico’s to ensure that your team has a seat!  (206) 937-3463. Over 21 only.

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Almost full!

Don’t miss out if you plan to attend one of our “Is West Seattle Prepared?” workshops. Both sessions are nearly at room capacity.

Register ASAP to reserve a seat: https://bit.ly/2PcsqEQ.

You can find more details here, as well as printable copies of our flyers in English, Spanish, Somali and Vietnamese.

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Register now for our fall preparedness events!


Update 10/10/18: As of early October, both sessions were full / sold out. If you signed up and can not attend the November 3rd session, please cancel your registration. As openings become available, the Sign-up Genius tool will allow others to sign up for those seats. If you hope to attend, keep trying!


As we mentioned earlier, we’re hosting two almost identical preparedness sessions this fall.  We’ve added more details below, as well as a link so that you can register!

Is West Seattle prepared (for the Big One)?

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Sunday, October 7, 2 – 5 pm,

High Point Community Center

6920 34th Ave SW, Seattle, WA 98126

 

Saturday, Nov. 3, 9 – noon,

Hiawatha Community Center

2700 California Ave SW, Seattle, WA 98116

 

Learn about and discuss what we should do in West Seattle!

  • Hosted by Glenn Farley, Natural Disasters Reporter, KING-5 News.  
  • Opening keynote sessions by Dave Nichols, Certified Emergency Manager and West Seattle resident speaking on community preparedness. And, a presentation about Northwest earthquake science from Harold Tobin, Director, Pacific Northwest Seismic Network (October session only) /  Sandi Doughton, Seattle Times Science Reporter (November session only).
  • Hear about response plans from Seattle Police, Fire, Emergency Management and
    King County Public Health.
  • Learn how you can be better prepared personally.
  • Learn what steps you can take to mitigate your potential damage.
  • Learn skills to help you quickly respond to a disaster with demonstrations on water purification, sanitation in disasters, utility shut off, and other urban survival skills.
  • Meet your neighbors so that we work effectively together for recovery.

 

Free and open to everyone! We especially encourage families with children, tenants, seniors and those new to West Seattle to join us!

 

Register today to reserve a seat, and to reserve interpretation services for Somali, Spanish, Vietnamese & ASL. https://bit.ly/2PcsqEQ

You can share or print these English and translated .pdf versions of our flyer.

 

Click here to view our new informational video!

 

Hosted by the West Seattle Hubs and West Seattle Be Prepared http://westseattlebeprepared.org

This project is funded by a Neighborhood Matching Fund award from the City of Seattle, Seattle Department of Neighborhoods.

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Is West Seattle Prepared for an Emergency?

As summer winds down, we’re looking ahead to fall preparedness events. Here are a couple of ours! We hope you can join us.

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You can register at https://bit.ly/2PcsqEQ

 

 

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