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What would you do if basic services, such as gas or electricity, were shut off? The Office of Emergency Management is here to help you make a plan. We provide educational materials, training and resources, so you can enjoy peace of mind this and every season.
If you have visited this page during an emergency, the emergencies and extreme weather page offers current information and instructions. You can sign up to receive Alerts regarding city response to a local emergency. You can also connect with the Office of Emergency Management on Facebook, Twitter, and Pinterest.
We're getting out and about in your community this summer! Come look for us at the following events:
- July 29th, 7 - 9 PM, Bellevue Downtown Park: We'll have a table at outdoor movie night! After the pre-function activities, enjoy "The Lego Movie."
- August 5th, 11 AM - 6 PM, Crossroads Farmer's Market: We're participating in National Night Out. Chat with us and check out our new swag!
- August 21st, 3 - 7 PM: We'll be among the fruits and veggies at the Bellevue Farmer's Market. Swing by and say hi!
And that's not all! The entire month of August, we'll be emphasizing the importance of community and of neighborhood preparedness. Follow us on Twitter and Facebook to track our #ways2survive campaign and join the conversation!
Ways to Survive
"Ways to Survive" is an animation featuring Liv & the Survivors, a sasquatch family band, who prepare for and respond to various hazards that can occur in the Pacific Northwest. The video was produced by Beyond Home Productions with a federal Urban Areas Security Initiative grant designated for public education and outreach activities. It has won several awards, including the IAC Award for Best Government Online Video, a silver Telly for best public service announcement video, and the prestigious 2014 IAEM-Global Public Awareness Award!
Emergency Management Program Strategic Plan
This plan is a road map Bellevue's emergency management over the next few years. It aims to strengthen the foundation of the city's emergency management activities by coordinating existing and future activities that protect citizens, property and the environment from the wide range of natural and human-caused hazards that threaten the city. Emergency Management Strategic Plan
When you call 911 today, the operator receives very little information about you – basically just your phone number and your general location. Smart911 allows you to create a free safety profile to provide critical, lifesaving data to 911 in the event of an emergency call. Sign up for Smart911.
Reverse 911 is operated by the North East King County Regional Public Safety Communication Agency (NORCOM). It is built to pull up a selected grouping of phone numbers, call them, and play a prerecorded message giving emergency instructions to whoever receives the message. Most phone numbers are supplied by the phone companies. You can add or remove information from the database at NORCOM.