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To better serve residents and keep them informed about significant events and emergency situations, Mercer Island is joining ALERT King County. This enhanced service will notify subscribers about potential emergencies via their choice of text, email, and telephone. We highly encourage you to sign up.
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The City of Mercer Island partners with the community to prepare for, respond to, and recover from disasters.
NEW! Watch coverage of the City's Emergency Preparedness program and volunteers on KING-5 Tv News:
City Manager interview; Lead Volunteer David Uhler interview; Volunteer Sue Robboy interview
- Catastrophes happen. Check these links to see if you are prepared
- Know your Hazards (fact sheets and FAQ on possible events)
- Other languages (click on the flags below):
During emergencies or disasters, you can stay informed by:
Interested in receiving training and serving as a volunteer? Click here to learn more.
Want to Help?
Contact Emergency Manager Jennifer Franklin at 206-275-7905 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
The mission of Mercer Island Emergency Preparedness is to have Mercer Island be self sufficient for 7 days.
Mercer Island Radio Operator (MIRO) Meeting
Thursday, August 16, 2018Please join the Mercer Island Radio Operators (MIRO) for their monthly meeting at the Main Fire Station (3030 78th Ave SE) the one exception is the Jan 18 meeting which will be held in the Mercer Island Emergency Operation Center located in the north west corner of city hall, (96... Read more...
Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) Classes
Wednesday, September 05, 2018Mercer Island's Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) Course for 2018 begins on Wednesday September 5. This CERT Course will be held weekly on Wednesday Evenings from 6:30 PM to 9:30 PM in the City Hall Emergency Operations Center (9611 SE 36th Street).
2018 Dates and Classes:
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City Earthquake Exercise
Friday, September 07, 2018On Friday September 7, 2018 the City of Mercer Island will conducting its annual earthquake exercise.
The purpose of this exercise is to test the ability of our city staff, volunteers and partners to respond and recover from a 9.0 subduction earthquake.
NOTE: This ex... Read more...
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