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National Preparedness Month — Week 3: Prepare for Disasters

Prepare for earthquakes and other hazards (2001 Seattle)

Earthquakes are this region’s disaster with the biggest impacts – loss of communications, damaged infrastructure, interruptions in the supply chain, etc. Know how your specific job may be affected, what workplace policies go into effect and what you’ll be expected to do.

Take These Actions:

  1. Find out what hazards are near your home and your neighborhood.
  2. Create a Smart 911 account and sign up for Alert Seattle.
    • NEW for 2020: Text “Seattle” to 67283 to be added to Alert Seattle emergency notifications.

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