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FEMA announces new Disaster Preparedness Guide for Older Adults

The month of September is National Preparedness Month. This year, special emphasis is on providing preparedness resources to older adults. Recognizing that older adults often face unique hurdles during disaster, FEMA has the Disaster Preparedness Guide for Older Adults. Designed with usability in mind, the guide features user-friendly formats such as checklists, tools and resources. It highlights the importance for older adults to prepare by taking three essential steps—assessing needs, [...]

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Practice what to do in the event of a major earthquake !

Be Cyber Aware

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Cyber Security Month Round-up: Be Cyber Smart

October 31, 2021|0 Comments

While October may be Cybersecurity Awareness Month, one can incorporate these activities any time of the year: • To protect your accounts from getting hacked, implement multi-factor authentication. This will make your accounts 99% less likely to get hacked. • Be sure to update your software regularly. It is okay to turn on automatic updates. • Always think before you click. Many cyber-attacks start with phishing emails. Never click on links or downloads that don’t look familiar to [...]

Stay Informed!

The Kitsap County Alert is an emergency notification system that helps you stay informed about the local hazards and threats that may impact you and your family. To register or update your information, click here. Sign-ups are free!

Holiday Closures

KCDEM has no scheduled closures in October.

Recent News

EMC Meeting October 3, 2023

September 22, 2023|

The next Emergency Management Council (EMC) meeting will be held on Tuesday, October 3, 2023 from 12:30 - 1:30 p.m. at the Norm Dicks Government Center, 345 6th St, Bremerton, WA 98337 EMC Meeting Notice [...]

Kitsap County LEPC Meeting Nov. 2

September 1, 2023|

The Kitsap County Department of Emergency Management will be hosting the Local Emergency Planning Committee (LEPC) Meeting November 2, 2023 at 1:00 p.m. The meeting will be held at The Salvation Army Community Center, located [...]

CERT training begins September 13

August 25, 2023|

The next offering of Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) training in Kitsap County starting September 13. This nationally certified training provides community members the opportunity to learn the vital skills and teamwork essential to assist [...]

Are you prepared to enhance your comprehension of disaster response and recovery? Join us for our FREE training where we will provide an in-depth exploration [...]

Registration open to anyone who meets the Course required prerequisites. This course provides training for personnel who require advanced application of the Incident Command System [...]

This course provides training on and resources for personnel who require advanced application of the Incident Command System (ICS). This course expands upon information covered [...]