Category Archives: Radio Drills & Field Exercises

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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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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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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Join us for an emergency communication field exercise on June 11th!

West Seattle Be Prepared will take part in Cascadia Rising, a citywide emergency communications drill on Saturday, June 11, from 9:30 to 11:30 AM. Would you like to watch or participate? We plan to activate our emergency communication hub in … Continue reading

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Watch or join the citywide Tabletop Exercise on November 14th!

As you may have noted on our West Seattle Be Prepared calendar, there will be another citywide exercise on November 14th! This will be an indoor Tabletop Exercise focused on hub volunteers. It runs from 9 AM until NOON at the Verity Credit Union in … Continue reading

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Takeaways from the citywide emergency communications drill?

Saturday, May 9th, was sunny and warm — truly a gorgeous day here in Seattle. I later heard that the temperature reached 80 degrees. At 5 PM, the Hub/ACS communication field exercise, dubbed Dark and Stormy 2015, got underway. It did … Continue reading

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