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Disaster Preparedness

Sophia Lopez, CEM, MPS

Community Engagement Manager

City of Seattle

Emergency Management Program Manager

King County

Learning Objectives

By the end of this lecture, you should be able to:

Understand the hazards we face in Seattle

Understand the ways to mitigate the impacts of natural and human caused disasters

Learn emergency communication capabilities, emergency planning on a personal level and how to talk about emergency preparedness with clients

[From the Spring 2023 Geriatric Healthcare Lecture Series]