What is a HUB?

You’ve probably heard us talking about Emergency Communications HUBs, including the one here in Victory Heights, in the park. Contrary to how it may seem, these are not run by the city but by volunteers just like you and me. The HUB would be opened in case of a citywide emergency (e.g. an earthquake) as a means to disseminate and share information.

Victory Heights Community Council President Ann Forrest explains how it all works here in this 23 minute video:

Other video Public Service Announcements are also available on these topics:

School Reunification Plan

Get Home Bag

Technology CAN Be Useful After An Emergency

Riding Out An Earthquake In Bed

Twin Bucket Toilet

For more information, please write info@seattleemergencyhubs.org.

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