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September is National Preparedness Month! See our 2023 King County Proclamation and the Presidential Proclamation. See what we are doing to recognize emergency preparedness this month.

Preparedness is the foundation for building resilient communities. While King County Emergency Management focuses on preparing our whole community for disasters, you also have a role to play in emergency preparedness. By planning ahead, you can increase your ability to survive and thrive in the face of disaster, everything from an earthquake to a major winter storm. 

Get tips and checklists for making yourself, your workplace, and your community more prepared: Click on the preparedness buttons below and visit Use this fillable workbook to start (or continue) your preparedness journey. Also consider attending free trainings that teach practical skills for surviving disasters.


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