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Local Governments and Earthquake Preparedness

Local Governments and Earthquake Preparedness

This blog post offers strategies that local governments in Washington can take to prepare for an earthquake, as well as plan for the post-recovery period.

In Focus

Developers Reduce Parking via Car Sharing Incentivized by city parking policies, private developers provide fewer parking spaces or increase density in new projects. More from Urban Land. October 14, 2019

Tools and Resources

Emergency Planning at the Local Government Level

This page provides information and resources for Washington local governments on the emergency management policies and procedures that are mandated or recommended by federal and state law.


Local Emergency Management Organizations and CEMPs

This page provides information about city and county emergency management organizations, including examples of comprehensive emergency management plans and interlocal agreements for joint emergency management services.