King County hosts disaster skills webinar

The event is on Nov. 8 from 12 to 1 p.m.

The following is a press release from King County:

King County Emergency Management is hosting a free Disaster Skills Training Webinar on Nov. 8.

Disaster Skills Training teaches basic emergency preparedness for individuals and families and focuses on hazards specific to the area. Register:

This course, scheduled from noon to 1 p.m., is designed for the general public to support individuals and families working toward emergency preparedness.

The course is specifically designed for communities in King County. Folks from other areas are welcome to attend, but please note that the content will be focused locally on the King County region.

Topics include:

1. Understanding local hazards and what to expect in an earthquake scenario.

2. Developing a household emergency plan, including communications, evacuation, and reunification.

3. Building emergency preparedness kits for short and long-term situations.

4. Connecting to local information sources to stay informed before, during, and after emergencies.

5. Inspiring others to start the emergency preparedness process. Volunteering with the Trusted Partner Network.

For more information on emergency preparedness planning visit:,, and

For more information about the Trusted Partner Network visit:

For any other questions, contact Susanna Trimarco, Public Outreach Specialist, at

Accessing the webinar: The weblink and login information will be emailed to all registered participants prior to the scheduled meeting time. Please ensure that your email address is correct when you register, and check you email leading up to the event.