Category Archives: Announcements

Can you take a short survey to help Seattle become more resilient?

The Seattle Office of Emergency Management is conducting a Building a Resilient Seattle survey. Here’s an overview, as well as more about how you can help further this effort. Seattle has been selected into a global network of cities building urban … Continue reading

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HAM Radio Class, starts Sept 23

From Cindi Barker: Here’s a long-awaited opportunity for Beacon Hill, West Seattle and South Seattle community residents to become licensed ham radio operators! Most Seattle classes are held in Ballard. Classes will run for two consecutive Saturdays, September 23 and … Continue reading

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On the subject of nuclear fallout…

During a presentation on emergency preparedness this week, I was asked how one might prepare for a nuclear strike. I recalled this article, How To Survive the First Hour of a Nuclear Attack. Thought I’d share here, as I haven’t … Continue reading

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Register ASAP for fall preparedness classes!

I want to call your attention to an excellent class that is hopefully on your emergency preparedness bucket list, and alert you that it’s filling up fast! Stop the Bleed is a free hands-on class that is offered monthly at Harborview. … Continue reading

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Follow-up from the citywide emergency preparedness drill

Though the citywide hub communication exercise on July 29th now seems so very long ago, we wanted to follow-up with some details. First, you’ll find an overview of the exercise, dubbed Cascadia Rising II – Hubs and Spokes, on the … Continue reading

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Hope to see you tomorrow, Saturday, August 12th, at Delridge Day!

Jay McNally, Hub Captain for our Delridge hub, will host our booth at Delridge Day and the SW Precinct Picnic tomorrow, August 12th ! These two great annual events are held in combination on the grounds of the Delridge Community Center, from 11 AM – … Continue reading

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Citywide Hub exercise is one week from today!

Next Saturday morning, July 29th, from 9 AM until noon, three of the West Seattle emergency communication hubs will participate in another citywide exercise, Cascadia Rising II. This exercise is based on a Cascadia Rising Subduction Zone Earthquake scenario set 6-days after … Continue reading

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