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For Flood Awareness Week: Thurston urges residents’ disasters prep!

“Thurston is celebrating flood awareness this week, October 16 to 22, 2022.”
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Thurston urges residents to prepare for natural, man-made disasters

Flood Awareness Week – and testing of emergency alerts and notifications

From The Jolt News:

The Thurston Board of County Commissioners (BOCC) encouraged the public to take all necessary steps in preparing for natural and human-caused disasters as it officially kicked off Thurston Flood Awareness Week.

During its Tuesday, October 18, meeting, the board said county residents and agencies should be educated and prepared for flood safety and property protection measures.

The BOCC also urged its residents to obtain disaster-related information through the county’s alert notification system, fact sheets, and training.

Residents can also subscribe to the county website, social media sites, and National Oceanic and Atmospheric Association Weather Radio, which includes the Emergency Alert System broadcasts.


Flood Awareness Week

From Thurston County:

County leaders are encouraging residents to prepare for winter storms by checking their emergency kits, making plans with family members, and getting flood insurance before disaster strikes. Residents of unincorporated Thurston County can get as much as a 40 percent discount for flood insurance for properties in special flood hazard areas, and a 10 percent discount for properties not in a special flood hazard area.

Take Steps to get ‘Flood Smart’ This Flood Awareness Week
Flood Plans and Insurance webpage
2022 Flood Bulletin
Thurston County Emergency Management

Posted by Steve on October 21, 2022 at 1:01 am | Permalink

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