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Volunteer opportunities!

The Seattle Office of emergency Management (OEM) is looking for community members within each of the seven Seattle Council Districts to serve as Emergency Preparedness Educators. Full Volunteer Position Description: https://www.seattle.gov/Documents/Volunteering/20190930_PubEd_CouncilDistrictPD.pdf Volunteer Services Application: https://www.seattle.gov/Documents/Volunteering/Volunteer-Application-Current_Fillable.pdf For more information, contact Carrie … Continue reading

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Can you take a short survey to help Seattle become more resilient?

The Seattle Office of Emergency Management is conducting a Building a Resilient Seattle survey. Here’s an overview, as well as more about how you can help further this effort. Seattle has been selected into a global network of cities building urban … 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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Earthquakes in the news this week, as 2015 wraps up!

Coincidentally, earthquake-related topics and a real earthquake were in the local news this week. Thought we would call them to your attention, so they don’t get overlooked in the holiday hoopla! First, the City of Seattle released a new natural … Continue reading

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You’re invited to a presentation tonight about the Oso Landslide!

We’ve just learned that there are still seats available at tonight’s free presentation about the Oso landslide, so the invitation is being extended more broadly. Details are in the attached flyer, SR 530 Landslide Tom Richardson 8-27-2015.

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Wondering where to get CERT training?

We recently learned that the City of Seattle Office of Emergency Management has cancelled their CERT (Community Emergency Response Team) training classes for 2015. We were quite surprised by this announcement, as their program was relatively new; it launched in the fall of … Continue reading

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The Hub-a-thon starts tomorrow! Want to participate?

As noted earlier, the first-ever Seattle Hub-a-thon, begins tomorrow and continues through Saturday, April 17th and 18th. The objective is to create a comprehensive map of Seattle hub locations and other neighborhood groups that have an interest in emergency preparedness. We’ve … Continue reading

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