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Lake City Hub Drill April 28

The Lake City Emergency Communication Hub will be participating in a City-wide field exercise, No Power, No Bars—the total and unexplained loss of our regional power grid—on Saturday April 28 from 9 am – 11:30 am. We hope you will attend this exercise. The Lake City Hub is located at the Lake City Fred Meyer […]

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Disaster Preparedness – Ham Radio Classes

Help our neighborhood survive in a disaster – In the event of a major disaster when most forms of communication fail, Ham radio communication will still be working. It would be great to have more Amateur radio operators in Lake City. If you are thinking of becoming an Amateur (Ham) radio operator, the West […]

Purifying Water During Disaster Emergencies

Plan for one gallon (1 gallon = 4 quarts or ~4 liters or 128 oz or 16 eight-oz bottles) per person per day: Drink ½ gallon of water per day—more if you are in a hot climate, sick, or pregnant. Use the rest for hygiene. Only use water that has been disinfected for […]

Emergency Preparedness – Using Your Water Heater’s Water

ACCESSING WATER FROM YOUR WATER HEATER

Step 1: Ensure the water in the tank stays clean. If you haven’t already shut off water to the house, do that now. If you can’t shut off water to the entire house, at least close the valve that allows water to enter the water heater (the supply valve). […]

Community Conversation on Emergency Preparedness

This is a short notice, but there will be another Community Conversation coming up tomorrow!

The Community Conversation will feature “Emergency Preparedness” hosted by Lake City Future First and the Lake City Emergency Communications Hub.

When: Wednesday. November 15, from 6:30-8pm Where: Lake City Community Centre

They have a great evening of vital information and […]

Great Shakeout Earthquake Drill October 19, 2017

Millions of people worldwide will practice how to Drop, Cover, and Hold On at 10:19 a.m. on October 19* during Great ShakeOut Earthquake Drills.

Washingtonians can join them today by registering for the 2017 Great Washington ShakeOut. Participating is a great way for your family or organization to be prepared to survive and recover […]

Earthquake Drill July 29

Interested in What Seattle is Doing to Prepare For Climate Change?

The City of Seattle has released a draft plan that will tell you more than you would ever want to know about how it is preparing for the impacts of climate change. It is a pretty high level document that lays out a range of strategies for how it will prioritize actions and investments […]

Emergency Hub Drill for Cascadia Earthquake

The Lake City Hub at the Fred Meyer parking lot will be activated and open 9-11 am this Saturday, June 11. The drill scenario will be Day 5 of a 9.0 Cascadia earthquake. On Day 5 we will still be on our own out here in North Seattle–as will most other neighborhoods. There will be […]