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Reminder: Our Field Exercise is this Saturday, April 28th!

Please join us — as a volunteer or as an observer — to see the emergency communication hubs in action! Three of our West Seattle hubs will activate for this exercise: Pigeon Point, High Point, and Fauntleroy. This drill simulates … Continue reading

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Disaster Skills Workshop to be taught in the Vietnamese language on April 7th!

On Saturday, April 7th, from 1 to 3 PM, the Office of Emergency Management will teach their popular Disaster Skills Workshop in the Vietnamese language in West Seattle. The class is free. It will be held at the High Point Library (3411 … Continue reading

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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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Classes are open for registration!

The Seattle Office of Emergency Management emailed out their schedule of upcoming classes yesterday. Below is a snapshot. Visit their online Event Calendar to sign up, and to check for additional offerings. At the moment, we don’t see any in West Seattle, … 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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Stop by our booth at the Morgan Junction Community Festival!

West Seattle Be Prepared will have an informational booth at this wonderful neighborhood event! It’s this coming Saturday, June 18th. Please stop by! It’s a great opportunity to learn more about the West Seattle Emergency Communication Hubs. We now have … Continue reading

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