Category Archives: Community Resources

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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Citywide Hub exercise and other news!

We want to call your attention to two recent announcements about citywide hub activities. You can find more details about each on the Seattle Emergency Hubs website. First, there will be another citywide hub drill on July 29th — just a … Continue reading

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Free First Aid training! Learn how to Stop the Bleed!

Last Saturday, October 29th, I attended a class at Harborview that I first learned of, and posted about, over a month ago. It warrants another mention! Why? Blood loss is the leading cause of preventable death in multiple casualty events, like mass … Continue reading

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See us at the Delridge Projects Workshop and Resource Fair tomorrow!

We wanted to let you know that we’ll have a booth at the Delridge Projects Workshop and Community Resource Fair. It’s tomorrow, Saturday, October 8, 2016, 9:30 AM to 12:00 PM, at the Southwest Teen Life Center (2801 SW Thistle Street). Stop by if … Continue reading

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Earthquakes in the news this week, as 2015 wraps up!

Coincidentally, earthquake-related topics and a real earthquake were in the local news this week. Thought we would call them to your attention, so they don’t get overlooked in the holiday hoopla! First, the City of Seattle released a new natural … Continue reading

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Want information? New emergency alerts are coming!

I’m sure many of you have seen this week’s New Yorker article, The Earthquake that Will Devastate Seattle. The vivid scenario described in the article has prompted lots of discussion about what would happen here and potential ways to mitigate … Continue reading

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West Seattle has another new hub on the map!

Last fall and winter we mentioned that the agenda for the JuNO (Junction Neighborhood Organization) meeting included discussion about forming another hub in the Junction neighborhood. Fast forward to last month, when volunteers stepped forward from this new hub to participate … Continue reading

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