Pacific Northwest Hazards

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The City of Bellevue is situated in a unique geographic location which encompasses mountain ranges, lakes, creeks, several active faults and volcanoes, unstable soils, and a nearby ocean. Though these natural phenomenon produce landscapes from which we build our communities, the environment comes with threats, both natural and man-made, which have the potential to impact Bellevue citizens and infrastructure.

Becoming educated about Bellevue's hazards is the first step to preparedness so that you may be better equipped to deal with them when they occur. Preparation saves lives and reduces recovery time.

Select a hazard from the list below to learn more about how the Pacific Northwest may be impacted.

The City of Bellevue is situated in a unique geographic location which encompasses mountain ranges, lakes, creeks, several active faults and volcanoes, unstable soils, and a nearby ocean. Though these natural phenomenon produce landscapes from which we build our communities, the environment comes with threats, both natural and man-made, which have the potential to impact Bellevue citizens and infrastructure.

Becoming educated about Bellevue's hazards is the first step to preparedness so that you may be better equipped to deal with them when they occur. Preparation saves lives and reduces recovery time.

Select a hazard from the list below to learn more about how the Pacific Northwest may be impacted.

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Bellevue Critical Hazards Map allows users to display hazards (earthquake faults, liquefaction, soil erosion, etc.) and their intersection with homes, businesses, and schools.

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