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More on the April 28th field exercise!

From Cindi Barker: Does your stress level rise when your cell phone power bars shrink?  Can you imagine living without power for an extended period of time – how would we move information in this age of connective-ness? We want to … Continue reading

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Can you envision a widespread total power outage in our area?

That will be the scenario for a citywide field exercise exactly one month from today. On April 28th, from 9 AM until 1 PM, you’ll have an opportunity to observe or participate as Emergency Communication Hubs from West Seattle and … 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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Watch or join the citywide emergency communications field exercise on May 9th!

As noted on our calendar, several members from West Seattle Be Prepared will take part in this year’s citywide spring communications field exercise on May 9th! This event runs from 5 PM until 10 PM in two West Seattle hub locations as well … Continue reading

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Photos and highlights from the citywide hub drill on May 17th

We had a great turn-out in West Seattle earlier this month for the citywide emergency communications drill.  On May 17th, we set up two hubs at Ercolini Park, staffed with West Seattle Be Prepared hub volunteers, citizen actors, observers from other … Continue reading

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Citywide hub communications drill is tomorrow (Saturday, May 17th)!

Tomorrow from 9 AM until noon, West Seattle Be Prepared will participate in a citywide emergency communications exercise called “Mud, Mud, Everwhere”. As we noted earlier,  we’ll be based at Ercolini Park just west of the Alaska Junction at 4700 SW Alaska Street. … Continue reading

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