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King County officials talk preparedness at annual Flood Awareness Month event, Oct. 1

 

Join King County Executive Dow Constantine and members of the King County Flood Control District as they convey important emergency preparedness information as part of the County’s annual Flood Awareness Month presentation:

Monday, Oct. 1 - 1 p.m.

Chinook Building, first floor –

Executive Conference Room, on the north side of the building

401 5th Ave., Seattle

County representatives will be joined by disaster preparedness experts from the American Red Cross and underscore the importance of preparing for flooding, highlighting in particular the efforts to build awareness and preparedness in King County’s vulnerable and non-English speaking communities.

Flooding is the most-common natural disaster affecting King County; there have been 12 presidentially declared federal disasters from river flooding in King County since 1990.

Come to this media briefing and learn how King County is helping to ensure all citizens are informed and able to stay safe during flooding.

 

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