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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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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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More about the May 17th citywide emergency communications drill!

Would you like to see and hear how the emergency communication hubs function during an emergency? If so, please come watch or participate in this citywide communications drill on May 17th! The drill runs from 9 AM until noon in various … Continue reading

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Emergency communications drill on Saturday, May 17th!

Later this week, February 28th, marks the 13th anniversary of the Nisqually earthquake in our region – and, as noted in the following press release from Cindi Barker, today marks another quake anniversary for a community that is still recovering: … Continue reading

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Reminder: emergency communications drill tomorrow, May 11th!

As we noted earlier, tomorrow some of our group will participate in a citywide communications drill. On May 11, between 9:00 am and noon, community groups and emergency volunteers from throughout Seattle will be participating in “Shaken and Stirred”, a … Continue reading

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