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Emergency Preparedness Oct 2014
Spotlight On: Great ShakeOut and Fire Prevention Week
    Pierce County Earthquake Retrofit Classes October 8,13 and 20            
    Fire Prevention Week  Oct 5th - 11th -  Quiz
    NOAA Weather Radio Month - Know your frequency for your area
    Governor Inslee declares October as State Preparedness Month

Catastrophes can happen at any time and are likely to happen here. Imagine you are at work, on the road, or at home during a catastrophe. How would you communicate with loved ones? Are you prepared to survive without essential services, such as running water, electricity, or phones for 7-10 days? Being prepared can change everything.  By planning ahead you can increase the chances of survival for you and your family.

Know what to do to be Winter Wise
 Follow these important steps (click on the BE prepared icon for more information):
 winter_wise_icons_2014_Be Prepared.jpg  Preparing for Winter Weather in the Northwest can include being ready for heavy rain, power outages, snow, icy roads, being stuck in a car  or buss for hours or worse yet, maybe walking home in very bad weather.

Update your supplies at home and for your transportation mode to be ready for Washington winter weather.

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Pierce County is sponsor of Take Winter by Storm, stay tuned for information on a social media photo contest to win great prizes for your emergency kits or just for fun!
Pierce County Preparedness Programs and Services

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Tacoma, WA 98409

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