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World’s Largest Earthquake Drill

Join us for the Great Shake Out at 10:20 on October 20, 2016.  Participate in the world’s largest earthquake drill and practice your skills to drop, cover and hold on! You can join the almost 10  million participants are already registered to practice their earthquake survival skills by checking out the Great Shake Out website…..

READ MORE »Posted on October 13th, 2016 in category: Earthquake, Preparedness Tips


2016 Partners in Emergency Preparedness Conference

The Partners in Emergency Preparedness Conference is the largest and most successful regional emergency preparedness conference in the Pacific Northwest and we are pleased to be speaking at this event, April 19-21, 2016 in Tacoma, WA. Please visit the website for information on attending the event: Partners in Emergency Preparedness Conference Author Sean Scott is…..

READ MORE »Posted on April 13th, 2016 in category: General, Meetings/Lectures


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Do you know about Federal Disaster Aid?

FEMA recently posted a great list of frequently asked questions about Federal Disaster Aid.  There are probably a few questions you didn’t know to ask along with some straightforward answers.  Although the post was directed to storm victims in Missouri, this information is helpful for anyone in need of assistance: Commonly Asked Questions about Federal…..

READ MORE »Posted on February 1st, 2016 in category: Financial Aid, Flood, Insurance


Fire Departments Get New Tool to Protect Disaster Survivors from Getting Victimized

We are pleased to share the article of support from the Desert Hills Fire District in Arizona about how important The Red Guide to Recovery will be to recovering communities. “When I saw The Red Guide for the first time, I knew it was a tool that should be carried on every fire truck in…..

READ MORE »Posted on December 30th, 2015 in category: Awards & Recognition, Fire


Recovery support

The Risks of Buying Cheap Insurance and more from Sean Scott

It’s been a busy September, with many counties fighting fires and floods, and The Red Guide to Recovery is grateful for the opportunity to support affected communities with recovery handbook donations and contributions to articles that support disaster survivors. See our list of Feature Articles which include these September highlights: The Risks of Buying Cheap…..

READ MORE »Posted on September 19th, 2015 in category: Awards & Recognition, Recovery Tips


Scam Alerts

Beware of the “bad apples” that come out collecting for victims of disaster.  A Seattle news center recently provided an important reminder that while disaster victims are often targets for scams related to their recovery efforts, anyone donating to charities and relief organizations should be careful as well. Cyber criminals send emails, and phone calls…..

READ MORE »Posted on August 29th, 2015 in category: Scams