The West Seattle Blockwatch Captains’ Network (WSBWCN) and West Seattle Be Prepared (WSBP) have joined together to host a special edition of the Seattle Neighborhoods Actively Prepare (SNAP) training here in West Seattle during April’s Disaster Preparedness Month events.
Preparing for and responding to disaster begins with preparing yourself and your family, but there are limits to what an individual or family can do. When a large disaster strikes and City first responders are overwhelmed, the first people you will very likely turn to for help will be your neighbors. Building good relationships with your neighbors before an emergency is the best way to extend your personal safety net.
Debbie Goetz from the City of Seattle Office of Emergency Management will present the SNAP training program, which is designed to help neighborhoods create emergency plans that are specific to their neighborhood needs. You and your neighbors can help each other become better prepared by organizing together. This training is focused on earthquake safety, storing supplies, and understanding how to respond, as opposed to treating injuries. For more information of the SNAP program, go to http://www.seattle.gov/emergency/programs/snap/.
We invite all Blockwatch Captains, neighborhood groups and individuals to come learn about getting yourself and your neighborhood prepared for an emergency! We ask that you RSVP to WestSeattleBePrepared@gmail.com so we can plan on the number of attendees, but you don’t have to register to attend.
When: Monday, 4/18, 6-7:30 PM
Where: SW Police Precinct, 2300 SW Webster St (at Delridge, near Home Depot)
Please come join us!
Added April 7th: Following is a printable flyer about this event!