Recruiting for Disaster Assistance Response Team (TCDART)
We are currently accepting applications for individuals interested in being a part of the Thurston County Disaster Assistance Response Team (DART). DART members are trained in Community Emergency Response Team (CERT), disaster preparedness, emergency radio communications, shelter care, etc., and provide needed services to the people of Thurston County before, during and after emergencies or other disasters.
If you would like more information or are interested in joining the DART, click here.
QuakeSmart Tool Kit
The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) recently produced a QuakeSmart Toolkit for businesses. The kit provides guidance on things you can do to help mitigate the damage an earthquake can do to your personnel, property, and to help lessen any financial losses that might be incurred.
For more information and to access the QuakeSmart Earthquake Mitigation Toolkit for Businesses,
Become a SKYWARN Weather Spotter
Skywarn Weather Spotters are volunteers who helpkeep their local communities safe by providing timely and accuratereports of severe weather to the National Weather Service. Skywarn stormspotters are citizens who form the nation's first line of defenseagainst severe weather.
Anyone with an interest in public service is encouraged to join the Skywarn program. Training is free and available online. Click here for more information.
See our Resource Links - an internet library of emergency management and preparedness information, organized by topics such as:
- Personal, Family & Neighborhood Preparedness
- Biological, Chemical & Environmental Hazards
- Disaster Recovery
- ... and many more
Click here for more information.