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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

Meals on Wheels App Combats Elder Neglect Meals on Wheels is giving local governments yet another compelling reason to make up for lost federal funding: Its app-based reporting system for elder neglect is saving lives and community resources. More from EfficientGov. October 16, 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.