Steve West

Spokane, Washington, US • 7:24 AM Local Time

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Steve West

Category Internet Video
Language English (North American)
Voice Age Middle Aged (35-54)
Description Safety tips from the Seattle Office of Emergency Management
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our city may not face a Sask watch attack anytime soon, but Seattle can experience major earthquakes. What can you do to prepare plan ahead? You should be prepared to be on your own for 7 to 10 days. Stash a supply of water, canned food and other emergency supplies. Oh, and don't forget to secure your heavy furniture to walls When things get unsteady, connecting with others. This crucial start with a snap. Put those furry flanges away. Snap stands for Seattle neighborhoods. Actively prepare Snap is a group of neighbors who've agreed to work together following a disaster. Members of snap groups all bring something different to the table. Plus, you'll finally get a chance to return that drill you borrowed from Barb. Snap presentations could be requested from the Office of Emergency Management at any time. Once you take care of your home in neighborhood, go to the nearest community Emergency hub Community Emergency hubs are locations designated by community members where people can meet to share information and resource is in the aftermath of an emergency. I don't have a Hubbard snap group in your community. Contact Seattle Emergency Management to get things moving, but wait there's more. You can also sign up for alerts. Seattle the city's official emergency notification system. Enroll online to receive free alerts from the city by a text message, email, voice message or social media. Still feel like you aren't ready? Seattle Office of Emergency Management organizes disaster skills. Workshops all over the city learn useful skills like how to use a fire extinguisher, how to care for and respond to injuries after a disaster. How much water to keep on hand and how to control your utilities. Being prepared for disasters like an earthquake is the best way to keep from shaking in your boots. Visit the Seattle Office of Emergency Management website Toe Learn Mawr.