Monthly Archives: October 2011

Winds of Winter communication drill follow-up

We’ve gathered together a few photos and links from yesterday’s ‘Winds of Winter” communication drill. First, here’s coverage from the West Seattle Blog – with photos from our Fauntleroy hub:  http://westseattleblog.com/2011/10/ready-for-anything-west-seattle-emergency-communication-hubs-drill. Plus, here are a few photos that I took … Continue reading

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Want to watch our communication drill tomorrow (Saturday)?

As we posted about earlier, tomorrow we are participating in a citywide emergency communication drill. Emergency Communication Hubs througout Seattle will be activated including two of our West Seattle hubs. Here’s an overview of the drill scenario: Beginning November 23 … Continue reading

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Free emergency preparedness classes!

We want to call to your attention several great classes from the Seattle Office of Emergency Management that can help you prepare for emergencies. Some are outside West Seattle, but well-worth the trek. Disaster Supply Kit Workshops – no registration required. Thursday, October … Continue reading

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More about the October 29th communications drill

Thanks to those of you who responded to our earlier request for citizen actors and volunteers to help with our upcoming communications drill! Following is the official press release about this citywide event – two .jpg files below that you can click on to … Continue reading

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Free training: Post-Disaster Safety Evaluation of Buildings!

Are you interested in learning how to evaluate building safety following an earthquake or similar disaster? If so, there are a few extra openings in one of the CERT training sessions (ATC-20/45) this coming Saturday.  You do not need to be enrolled in … Continue reading

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Citizen Actors needed for October 29th radio drill!

We’re gearing up for our semi-annual drill of the ACS HAMs and the Emergency Communications Hubs across the city. This drill will be a simulation of a severe winter storm, code-named “Winds of Winter”. It will take place on Saturday, … Continue reading

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Help influence national and local decisions about public health!

Decision-makers from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services are seeking opinions from people in King County to help them plan for a public health emergency such as an anthrax attack: What would influence your actions and decision-making during … Continue reading

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