Monthly Archives: April 2011

Emergency preparedness “Pop Quiz” – what do you know?

In the event of a major disaster, we could each find ourselves in a situation armed only with our knowledge/skills/resourcefulness. What if you couldn’t look it up on the internet? Do you know how to shut off a gas meter? … Continue reading

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Video coverage of the preparedness training on 4/18

If you missed Debbie Goetz’ preparedness training on Monday, 4/18, you have another opportunity to see it!  Here’s West Seattle Blog’s video coverage of the event.  Updated, 4/20: And, here’s coverage from the West Seattle Herald. Thanks to all of you who attended & … Continue reading

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Letter from Japan details some lessons learned

The following letter from Japan is one of the printed handouts from our recent Community Preparedness Summit. It was written approximately 2 weeks after the major earthquake & tsunami ravaged the country.  

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E-Prep training is tomorrow, April 18th!

Since Mondays can be hard for some of us (or so I’ve heard)…here’s a final reminder about the emergency preparedness training tomorrow evening; Monday, April 18th, 6 PM.  Hope to see you there!

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Reminder: training session on Monday, April 18th!

Lest it get buried too far down the page & off the radar, here’s a reminder about the SNAP neighborhood emergency preparedness training next Monday, April 18th! It’s from 6 to 7:30 PM at the Southwest Police Precinct (2300 SW … Continue reading

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Slides, handouts & coverage from Red Cross presentations are posted!

As noted earlier, we had a great turnout for the kickoff to our Training & Education series last Thursday, April 7th! It was an informative evening with presentations by Deb Ticknor and David Shannon, and first aid demos by Sarah Rothman from King County … Continue reading

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Overview of Community Preparedness Summit on April 9th

Over 50 attendees filled the Emergency Operations Center (EOC) at the Office of Emergency Management for a 3-hour Community Preparedness Summit on Saturday, April 9th. It was an information-packed event with participants from West Seattle and many different Seattle neighborhoods, … Continue reading

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