The Seattle Office of Emergency Management is hosting a webinar reviewing Seattle’s response to an earthquake from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. May 27. People can link to join at

During the presentation, Seattle Office of Emergency Management staff will provide an overview of the region’s earthquake risk, likely earthquake impacts and describe what a local government response to a catastrophic earthquake looks like. This will include an overview of citywide response priorities and coordination, how the city communicates emergency information to the public and key preparedness actions the public can take before an earthquake happens.

Future webinars in this series will provide more detail on specific areas of response, including firefighting, search and rescue, utility restoration, transportation restoration and emergency shelter and feeding.