Tag: resilience

HOW TO RECOVER FROM A DISASTER

January 15th, 2013

Those of us involved in emergency preparedness in Seattle, along with thoughtful planners in other cities and the federal government, have realized that the immediate response to an emergency like an earthquake or a major storm is only the first step in dealing with it.  It is critically important to have first responders who can […]

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EARTHQUAKES AND SEATTLE – IMPROVING OUR EMERGENCY PLANS

November 28th, 2011

The Council has held a series of briefings and discussions reviewing the disastrous earthquakes in Chile, New Zealand, and Japan over the last few months (an exercise for the reader:  what section of the Pacific Rim has not yet had a major earthquake in recent years?  Hint:  you live there.). Our goal has been to […]

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