Category Archives: Earthquake Preparedness

More thoughts on earthquake preparedness…

Two summers ago, many of us were caught up in discussion about the controversial article in the New Yorker, The Earthquake that Will Devastate Seattle, that painted a vivid and dire picture of what might happen in this region. Just … Continue reading

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September is National Preparedness Month!

In light of so many recent regional and national weather-related events, emergency preparedness is a timely topic this month! Thought I’d share some resources and information that you may find helpful and/or thought-provoking. First, we received a new EOCSNAP – newsletter … 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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Emergency Preparedness information from KING5

KING5 published some excellent preparedness information this week. You can find it here.

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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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Upcoming citywide preparedness event on October 11th: The Big Shaker Hits Seattle

The Seattle Emergency Hubs have been invited to have a booth at an upcoming event that the Seattle Office of Emergency Management is organizing.  It isn’t yet posted on their website or here on their Emergency Management event calendar, but you … Continue reading

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Photos: Disaster Relief Trials – Cargo Bikes check-in at West Seattle Hubs

We had great weather and a great time last Sunday at the Disaster Relief Trials in West Seattle. As described in our previous post, four of our West Seattle hubs and the West Seattle Tool Library participated as checkpoints for the riders … Continue reading

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