Website Resources

King County Emergency News  –

Provides the latest information about significant events happening in King County, Washington, and the central Puget Sound region.


City of Seattle News  –

Provides information about upcoming events and blog posts from the City. Current emergency information can be presented in the blog post section.  Information may be from Seattle Fire, the Seattle Police Department, and other city departments.



ASPR TRACIE is a healthcare emergency preparedness information gateway providing access to information and resources to improve preparedness, response, recovery, and mitigation efforts. ASPR TRACIE is sponsored by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Office of the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response (ASPR)

The ASPR TRACIE site provides a Resource and Technical Library containing up-to-date disaster medical, healthcare system preparedness, and public health preparedness materials.

Learn more about the ASPR TRACIE website


FEMA PrepTalks  –

FEMA PrepTalks are given by subject-matter experts and thought leaders to spread new ideas, spark conversation, and promote innovative leadership for the issues confronting emergency managers. Each PrepTalk release includes a video of the presentation and the question-and-answer (Q&A) session, a discussion guide to support local action and additional resources. PrepTalks Discussion Guides are companion documents to the PrepTalk videos. When used together, these guides help translate the research and expertise showcased in each presentation into action steps to improve disaster preparedness.


American Radio Relay League (ARRL) –

The American Radio Relay League (ARRL) is the national association for Amateur Radio in the US. ARRL is a noncommercial organization of radio amateurs. ARRL numbers within its ranks the vast majority of active radio amateurs in the nation and has a proud history of achievement as the standard-bearer in amateur affairs.  – 

The world’s largest radio communications data provider, featuring a complete frequency database, trunked radio system information, and FCC license data. With hundreds of thousands of members, RadioReference is a world-leading collaboration platform for public safety communications professionals and hobbyists.



FirstNet is a reliable, secure broadband communications platform dedicated to public safety.  FirstNet is overseen by the First Responder Network Authority, the independent agency established by Congress to deliver public safety’s nationwide broadband network.


Google Crisis Response Team

The Google Crisis Response Team manages the Google Public Alerts program that pushes emergency information to Google Maps and Google Search results.  Google also provides other information and resources on its Crisis Response Team website. 

Learn more about the Google Response Team and Google Crisis Alerts


Cisco Tactical Operations Team

Provides emergency communications solutions during disasters and information on Emergency Communications Kits.