If you answered yes to this questions, great! CREW is seeking a competent contractor to serve as the Washington ShakeAlert Earthquake Early Warning Emergency Management Coordinator. This coordinator position will serve to execute communication, education, and outreach activities that have been identified to advance emergency management coordination of the ShakeAlert Earthquake Early Warning (EEW) rollout in Washington State. This temporary contract position is funded by the Department of Homeland Security, Federal Emergency Management, National Earthquake Hazards Reduction Program funds.
FEMA released this week the Safer, Stronger, Smarter: A Guide to Improving School Natural Hazards Safety. This is a great resource for school administrators, teachers and parents. Not only is it important to be prepared for home, but at schools too! This new guide aims to help schools increase their resilience, and in doing so, the overall community’s resilience, to a variety of natural hazards.
One of the principle authors, John Schelling, is a former board member and past President of CREW. Congratulations John and Team!
The Cascadia Region Earthquake Workgroup (CREW) has recently released new school earthquake factsheets for school administrators, teachers, parents and the public to assist in identifying the mitigation needs of our schools and resources available for them to increase their mitigation.
These worksheets are part of a series of worksheets. Check out the four business worksheets here.
The Western States Seismic Policy Council (WSSPC) in partnerships with the Northeast States Emergency Consortium (NESEC), the Central U.S. Earthquake Consortium (CUSEC), and the Cascadia Region Earthquake Workgroup (CREW) is pleased to announce the winners of the 2016 National Awards in Excellence.
The Oregon Public Broadcasting is presented with the award for Innovations for their “Unprepared” year-long radio, television and online campaign. The series examined the state of Oregon’s preparedness for a Cascadia Earthquake. Congratulations OPB!
CREW President to Promote Cascadia Earthquake Safety at the White House
CREW Board President Ines Pearce will be participating in the White House Earthquake Resilience Summit on Tuesday February 2nd, 1016 in Washington D.C. Please read the CREW press release related to the event and the ongoing work of CREW to build resilience for a Cascadia Subuduction Zone Event.
Please read the Press Release from CREW on this exciting event.