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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 Also consider attending free trainings that teach practical skills for surviving disasters.


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