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Madison Park Cascadia Rising Emergency Simulation Event

MAY 31, 2016 | HUNTER ROBBINS

A 9.0 magnitude earthquake along the Cascadia Subduction Zone (CSZ) and the resulting tsunami is the most complex disaster scenario that emergency management and public safety officials in the Pacific Northwest could face. Cascadia Rising is an exercise to address that disaster.

 

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Conducting successful life-saving and life-sustaining response operations in the aftermath of a Cascadia Subduction Zone disaster will hinge on the effective coordination and integration of governments at all levels — cities, counties, state agencies, federal officials, the military, tribal nations — as well as non-government organizations and the private sector. One of the primary goals of Cascadia Rising is to train and test this whole community approach to complex disaster operations together as a joint team.

Stop by the Madison Park Emergency Communication Hub (located at the north end of the Madison Park park tennis courts) on Saturday, June 11th from 9:30 – 11:30 AM to learn how you can prepare your family and community for a major event as well as to volunteer to help prepare the Madison Park area.

For more information, please visit the Madison Park Community Council website at www.madisonparkcouncil.org

 

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Emergency Preparedness Seminars Online

MARCH 12, 2013 | EDITOR

The American Red Cross has recently launched Safe in the Sound, a three-year preparedness campaign sponsored by PSE, to help individuals and communities prepare for every type of disaster. With more than 4.5 million residents in the Puget Sound area, the goal is to have 1 million people train and take tangible steps toward preparedness through making a plan, getting informed and building a kit.

The Webinars listed below are part of this preparedness initiative and everyone is invited to attend. Please consider joining these 15-minute sessions and please pass this information and invitation on to everyone that you know…it could save a life one day.

March 13, 2013: Fire Prevention Planning

April 17, 2013: Earthquake Preparedness

May 15, 2013: Pet Preparedness

June 12, 2013: Summer Safety: Water and Heat

July 2, 2013: Fireworks Safety

Aug 14, 2013: Workplace Hazards

Sept 18, 2013: Flu Preparedness

Oct 16, 2013: Flood Preparedness

Nov 13, 2013: Winter Weather

Dec 11, 2013: Travel Safety

All webinars start at 10:30am (Pacific Time).

Upon registering, participants will receive a confirmation email with a link allowing them to connect to the webinar on the appropriate date. There’s also an attachment so they can automatically add the dates to their calendars.

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