Monthly Archives: September 2014

National Disaster Preparedness Month wraps up!

National Preparedness Month wraps up today. We hope you’ve taken the opportunity (before winter weather arrives) to take some additional steps toward preparedness. Even though National Preparedness Month is ending, you can continue to find useful resources including free publications on … Continue reading

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Registration for fall CERT training in West Seattle is now open!

The Seattle Office of Emergency Management announced today that registration for their Fall 2014 CERT training class is now open. Applications are due on or before Friday, October 3rd. You’ll find the full announcement with the class schedule, CERT application form and … Continue reading

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Emergency Communication Hubs highlighted by Microsoft

We’re excited to report that West Seattle Be Prepared received some visibility with a new audience this month; our West Seattle emergency communication hubs are featured on the Microsoft Disaster Response Blog. We met several weeks ago for an interview with … Continue reading

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As National Preparedness Month continues…

Don’t overlook the Seattle Public Library as a source of information about disaster preparedness! We noticed this wall of resource materials at the High Point branch this week.

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National Disaster Preparedness Month – Small Business Preparedness!

We neglected to post this during Week 2 (our apologies…but perhaps a good reason to sign-up yourselves, if you haven’t done so already). The following, Be Disaster Aware: Protecting Your Business, is an important message that we don’t often hear. Protecting digital … Continue reading

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National Disaster Preparedness Month – mid-month check-in!

We are now beginning Week 3 of National Preparedness Month. It seems to be going fast! We joined the online preparedness community at the beginning of the month and have seen lots of useful information, resources and ideas put forward … Continue reading

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Opportunity to provide feedback and share your opinions!

Earlier this spring, the Seattle Office of Emergency Management conducted a survey to gather feedback on the current Seattle All-Hazard Mitigation Plan. Now, you have an opportunity to review and provide feedback on the draft of the updated plan. Here’s … Continue reading

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