Category Archives: Community Preparedness Summit

Timely training – learn how to “Stop the Bleed”

We received the following information about a new series of first aid classes earlier today via the Seattle Office of Emergency Management’s SNAP program. As I started to post it this evening, news reports about another active shooter situation in … Continue reading

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Southwest Seattle well-represented at Hub Summit!

It was great to see a full turnout at yesterday’s Hub Summit at the Seattle Emergency Operations Center (EOC). The focus on Peer-to-Peer Preparedness brought together attendees who are involved in Block Watch, SNAP, CERT and/or emergency communication hubs from … Continue reading

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Register now for the fall Hub Summit on October 19th!

As we noted earlier, the 2013 fall Hub Summit will be Saturday October 19th! We have exciting news that the keynote speaker will be Sandi Doughton, Seattle Times reporter and the author of Full-Rip 9.0: The Next Big Earthquake in … Continue reading

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Upcoming: City-wide Hub Summit on October 19th!

Mark your calendars NOW for the next Hub Summit! It’s coming up on Saturday October 19th, 2013 at the Seattle Office of Emergency Management’s Emergency Operations Center (EOC). Below is the flyer with additional details; here’s registration information. And, here’s … Continue reading

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ShelterBox event tonight in West Seattle

The WestSeattleBlog has posted about an event tonight about “ShelterBox”.   ShelterBox is an international disaster relief organization that provides emergency-based shelter, access to clean water and life-saving equipment immediately following a disaster. From the WestSeattleBlog: ‘FIRST FRIDAY’ AT FEEDBACK LOUNGE: 5-7 … Continue reading

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Earthquake resources: real-time information and upcoming classes!

In light of the earthquakes off the coast of BC last night and this afternoon, here are a few informational resources. USGS Earthquake Resources – This excellent site includes maps of quake locations. You can also sign up to receive earthquake … Continue reading

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Join us tomorrow for the Community Preparedness Summit!

This is a somewhat tardy reminder about tomorrow’s Community Preparedness Summit.  It runs from 8:30 until noon at the Seattle Emergency Operations Center (EOC), 105 5th Avenue S, 98104. The event is free, but please RSVP to: snap@seattle.gov or 206-233-5076.  Light … Continue reading

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