Disaster Preparedness

Are you and your family ready for the next earthquake, downed power lines or other emergency? What are the most important things to have during a time when you might not have access to food or medical care for a while?  Here are some ways that you can learn more and get involved.

Thanks to All who Attended the Disaster Drill Saturday December 10th

Despite the weather, we had a successful drill including familiarity with neighborhood caches (available supplies), communication plans with handheld radios and HAM Radio Operators, and a debrief with city employees.

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Become a Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) member and learn basic response skills such as light search and rescue, medical operations and fire suppression. Learn more and find class schedules at the Everett CERT page.  You would be surprised how many of your neighbors are CERT members!

Map Your Neighborhood

Conduct a Map Your Neighborhood session in your area. Prepare for a disaster with your neighbors by identifying capabilities, skills and vulnerabilities so you can effectively and collectively respond. To learn more or arrange a meeting in your neighborhood, visit the Everett Map Your Neighborhood page