ECC ACTIVATION STATUS
ECC at Phase 1, Standby at 9521 Tilley Rd SWTweets by @ThurstonEM
9521 Tilley Rd. SW
Olympia, WA 98512
Phone: (360) 867-2800
Fax: (360) 867-2811
Updated: September 28, 2016 08:27 AM
To save lives,
prevent injury, and protect property and the environment
by taking reasonable and affordable measures to mitigate,
prepare for, respond to and recover from disasters.
To save lives, prevent injury, and protect property and the environment by taking reasonable and affordable measures to mitigate, prepare for, respond to and recover from disasters.
Thurston County Emergency Management in cooperation with participating cities, uses several methods to warn the public of hazardous situations within the county.
Some of the warnings we issue require citizens to sign up to receive the messages, such as river flood alerts.
For more information or to register, click AlertSense Logo above or this text.
Public Hearing on Amendment to Title 3 of the Thurston County Code
A public hearing has been set for October 4, 2016 at 3:00 p.m. (or soon thereafter) to receive testimony on an ordinance amending Title 3 of the Thurston County Code. For more information,
For more information, contact James Yates, Thurston County Emergency Management Coordinator.
Faith Communities Planning Workshop
The Faith Communities Planning Workshops are to facilitate awareness, provide information, and offer opportunity for faith communities to plan for emergencies and disaster; and to partner with local emergency management in community disaster planning.
For more information, click here, or contact Vivian Eason at email@example.com
Recruiting for Disaster Assistance Response Team (DART)
We are currently accepting applications for individuals interested in being a part of the Thurston County Disaster Assistance Response Team (DART). DART members are trained in Community Emergency Response Team (CERT), disaster preparedness, emergency radio communications, shelter care, etc., and provide needed services to the people of Thurston County before, during and after emergencies or other disasters.
If you would like more information or are interested in joining the DART, click here.
What to Do to Make it Through
Catastrophes can happen at any time. Preparing for three days will help you make it through many situations you'll face in the Puget Sound region. However, to make it through a major catastrophe - like Hurricane Katrina or the earthquake and tsunami in Japan - you'll need to be prepared for longer - at least 7 to 10 days. Learn more about "What to Do to Make it Through" at http://makeitthrough.org/.
QuakeSmart Tool Kit
The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) recently produced a QuakeSmart Toolkit for businesses. The kit provides guidance on things you can do to help mitigate the damage an earthquake can do to your personnel, property, and to help lessen any financial losses that might be incurred.
For more information and to access the QuakeSmart Earthquake Mitigation Toolkit for Businesses, click here.
Red Cross Ready Rating Program
Did you know that 93 percent of parents agree it's important for their child's school emergency preparedness efforts to be recognized by the American Red Cross? The American Red Cross Ready RatingTM Program is a free, self-paced program designed to help businesses, organizations and schools become better prepared for emergencies. For more information, click here.
See our LINKS - an internet library of emergency management and preparedness information, organized by topic: