During emergencies, or other significant events, we post up-to-date safety directives
and resource information on our Emergency News page.
We are committed to partnering with local media to communicate important preparedness tips, advisories and emergency alerts to the public. Members of the press may direct inquiries to our Communications Specialist, Lynne Miller (206-205-4031).
Following is a selection of emergency management related news releases issued by this office, other county departments or partner agencies:
Property and business owners encouraged to submit storm damage reports
Flooding, wind, and landslides from this week's storm have impacted residents and businesses across King County. Those that suffered property damage or other losses in the storm may be eligible for assistance to get their property back in order.
Power outages, floods a concern as storm moves through Puget Sound region
Powerful storm moving through Puget Sound region brings high wind warning for Western Washington.
Prepare now for possible flooding
Floods are one of the top hazards in our region. Learn tips for what you can do before, during, and after a flood.
How to stay safe in hot weather
In light of warmer than normal temperatures, emergency management personnel and Public Health officials have issued safety directives for King County residents.