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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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Opportunity to provide feedback and share your opinions!

Earlier this spring, the Seattle Office of Emergency Management conducted a survey to gather feedback on the current Seattle All-Hazard Mitigation Plan. Now, you have an opportunity to review and provide feedback on the draft of the updated plan. Here’s … Continue reading

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What are your opinions and ideas about hazard reduction?

We received the following this week from the Seattle Office of Emergency Management. How Should the City Spend Your Money on Hazard Reduction? The City of Seattle is looking for your input on what hazards worry you most. Earthquakes, tsunamis, … Continue reading

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Seattle OEM invites faith-based communities to discuss preparedness

The Seattle Office of Emergency Management has asked us to help spread the word about a series of discussions they are hosting about emergency preparedness with Faith-based organizations and communities. The first of these meetings will be in West Seattle … 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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Highlights from June’s SNAP Monthly Connection newsletter

The Seattle Office of Emergency Management’s “Monthly Connection” newsletter was published today. Thought we would steal excerpt a couple of items from it that relate to the emergency communication hubs and/or West Seattle. KOMO “What If?” Expo: Tomorrow, Saturday, June 9th at Northgate … Continue reading

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Mark Howard retires from the Office of Emergency Management

Mark Howard, retired early this month after 37 years with the city. He has been our group’s primary liason with the Seattle Office of Emergency Management for the past 5+ years. Moreso, he’s been a great mentor to our citywide Hub Captains (“Hub Caps”) … Continue reading

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A few photos from the Formidable Footprint exercise

We had a great turnout for the Formidable Footprint exercise on March 31st at the Seattle EOC. This citywide event had participants from many Seattle neighborhoods; we were happy to see that West Seattle was especially well-represented! We’ll be incorporating things that … Continue reading

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Snippets from the SNAP Monthly Connection newsletter

Thought we would highlight a couple of important items from the March edition of the Seattle Office of Emergency Management’s “Monthly Connection” newsletter. They’ve just rolled out their Annual Report for 2011. They are still soliciting feedback on the Seattle Disaster Readiness and … Continue reading

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A few photos from the Hub Role training on 2/18…

We had a great turnout for last Saturday’s Hub role training at the Emergency Operations Center! Thanks to those of you who attended! We had a large contingent from West Seattle, plus hub counterparts from many other Seattle neighborhoods. You’ll find … Continue reading

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