Vashon EOC

This is a private intranet site for the Vashon Emergency Operations Center (EOC). Vashon disaster preparedness volunteers, VIFR and County personnel must register & sign in to access other site features!

For current event information, see the Disaster Resource links to the right. (Click headings to expand the sections.) Scroll down for a compilation of RSS feeds.

For Disaster Preparedness information see VashonBePrepared's or King County's site.

To volunteer, please send an email to:   volunter - at - VashonBePrepared.org

Disaster Resources

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Pace Of Seismic Retrofits Picks Up To Help Drivers Get Around After 'The Big One'

Pace Of Seismic Retrofits Picks Up To Help Drivers Get Around After 'The Big One'

1/17/2018 8:01:38 PM

Oregon and Washington officials have identified hundreds of bridges that still need to be replaced or retrofitted to withstand a magnitude 9 earthquake from the offshore Cascadia fault zone. But the pace of highway reinforcements is picking up. more →

Washington Lawmakers Propose $300M On Broadband Access For Rural Communities

Washington Lawmakers Propose $300M On Broadband Access For Rural Communities

1/17/2018 5:43:46 PM

While Washington state lawmakers have vowed to protect net neutrality, thousands of people in rural communities still lack access to high speed internet. Now, the state House is considering a bill that would dedicate $300 million to fund private internet access projects for underserved communities. more →

REGULAR SCHEDULE IN EFFECT W/ 1:25PM FROM FAUNTLEROY

REGULAR SCHEDULE IN EFFECT W/ 1:25PM FROM FAUNTLEROY

1/17/2018 4:58:41 PM

Ferry Alert: Two Boat Service on the F/V/S Route Here’s a message from Washington State Ferries: The regular schedule resumes with the 1:25pm departure from Fauntleroy today, Jan. 17. The M/V Issaquah will officially join the route as the #3 vessel beginning with the 2:45pm sailing from Fauntleroy. This alert was sent on 1/17/2018 at […] more →

TWO BOAT SERVICE ON THE F/V/S ROUTE

TWO BOAT SERVICE ON THE F/V/S ROUTE

1/16/2018 11:40:40 PM

Ferry Alert: Two Boat Service on the F/V/S Route Here’s a message from Washington State Ferries: The Fauntleroy/Vashon/Southworth route will continue to operate on a 2-Boat Schedule on Wednesday, Jan. 17. The M/V Issaquah continues to undergo repairs and will begin sea trials tomorrow. Pending successful sea trials, the M/V Issaquah will be returned to […] more →

WSU Quarterback Tyler Hilinski Dead Of Apparent Suicide

WSU Quarterback Tyler Hilinski Dead Of Apparent Suicide

1/16/2018 11:22:03 PM

Condolences are pouring in for Washington State University quarterback Tyler Hilinski . He was found dead in Pullman Tuesday of an apparent suicide. more →

Collecting Lichen To Save The Last Caribou In The Lower 48

Collecting Lichen To Save The Last Caribou In The Lower 48

1/16/2018 10:47:27 PM

The last herd of caribou found anywhere in the lower 48 states is in the Pacific Northwest. To be clear, this caribou herd is tiny . “Today, these are the last 11 that occupy habitat in the Lower 48.” more →

VashonBePrepared + VIFR + King County = Vashon EOC

VashonBePrepared
VashonBePrepared
VashonBePrepared
VashonBePrepared is a federally recognized, educational 501(c)(3) non-profit coalition of disaster preparedness organizations on Vashon -Maury Islands in Washington's Puget Sound region.

As the FEMA designated Citizen Corps Council, VashonBePrepared has a near virtual presence and mainly serves to coordinate our very active partner groups which harness the real volunteer energy around this issue.

VashonBePrepared has a real presence in many people’s lives - and potentially even more in the future.
VIFR  +  King County OEM
VIFR + King County OEM
VIFR + King County OEM
VashonBePrepared has no operational role during disasters.

Instead the Vashon EOC Team reports to Vashon Island Fire & Rescue which in turn works with King County's Office of Emergency Management.


King County Office of Emergency Management (OEM) works with Washington State's Emergency Management Division (EMD) and they with FEMA.
Vashon Emergency Operations Center
Vashon Emergency Operations Center
Vashon Emergency Operations Center
The Vashon Emergency Operations Center serves island residents before and during critical events as desired by Vashon Island Fire and Rescue in collaboration with King County's Office of Emergency Management

With many years of training and activations, we serve as a model organization addressing Vashon's unique geographical and logistical situation.

The Vashon EOC Team is a proud partner of VashonBePrepared - Vashon's innovative disaster preparedness coalition, the island Citizen Corps Council.