Personal Emergency Preparedness



Mailing Address:
9521 Tilley Rd SW
Olympia, WA 98512

Contact Us:
Phone: (360) 867-2800
Fax: (360) 867-2811

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Updated:  February 05, 2019 03:49 PM

Thurston County Emergency Management has designed a public education program to improve individual and family emergency preparedness.  We can give a short, interactive presentation on basic preparedness for emergencies to neighborhoods, organizations and other groups.

Our program emphasises Make a Plan, Have a Kit, Get Involved!

If you are interested in more information or scheduling a presentation, please contact Vivian Eason, Thurston County Emergency Management at 360-867-2825 or email


2-Weeks Ready

Keep at least two weeks of supplies in your home.  Have smaller kits for work, for every family member, and pets.  Have a vehicle safety kit also.

Grab and Go Kit

A handy resource list of items that are essential as well as those that should be considered to be self-sufficient for two weeks in the event of an emergency.

Emergency / Disaster Preparedness Resources

A list of vendor and local agencies with preparedness information, resources and/or supplies.

24-Week Preparedness Calendar

A calendar detailing how to prepare an emergency preparedness kit.

Out-of-Area Contact Cards

Out-of-area contact cards to assist in your family preparedness plan.  Each family member should carry a card at all times.


How long is the presentation?

The presentation is approximately 30 - 40 minutes and there will be time for questions afterward.

Who should be involved?

Adults, kids, neighborhood groups, etc.

What is the cost?

The presentation is offered at no cost to you.

When are you available to give a presentation?

We are available days, nights and weekends, and will do our best to accommodate your schedule.  Contact Vivian Eason at 360-867-2825 or to schedule a date and time.

Do you give presentations to individuals?

We request a minimum of eight people be present for a presentation.

Can you come to my house?

We can come to your house and give a presentation.  Again, we request that a minimum of eight people be present.