Seattle Emergency NeighborLink Map

If you’ve ever wondered who else has formed a neighborhood group around safety or disaster preparedness, then you should check out the NeighborLink Map which shows where in the city people have organized around emergencies. The interactive map shows you what emergency focused groups exist in your neighborhood and allows you to connect with those groups […]

Jeff, Beacon Hill

Image of Beacon Hill resident Jeff who is interested in preparedness for his community.

“Do you face any challenges to preparing?” “I have difficulty getting my family and neighbors interested emergency preparedness. I attempt to overcome this by sharing information without being overly pushy.” “Are you doing anything with your neighbors or community to organize or be ready for an emergency?” “I have not discussed in detail, with my […]

3 things that’ll boost the power of your emergency kit

Image of cash which is recommended to add to your disaster kit in the case of power outage and cash machines are down.

Awesome, you have a disaster kit ready to go with food, water, first aid supplies and all the important things you need to survive a few days on your own. Now that the essentials are covered let’s talk about those understated yet nice-to-have (when you need them) items that can go far in boosting the quality […]

Irene, Queen Anne

Queen Anne resident Irene Copher sitting in front of a window

“What’s your most important preparedness item?” “Communication, it’s the most important part of emergency preparedness. In an emergency it’s essential.” “What has been the biggest challenge you have faced to getting yourself ready for a disaster?” “I just became disabled. I fell twice and was put in a walker. This does not limit me in getting […]