Virtual Lectures and Webinars 

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Third Thursday Tips - The Disaster Cycle

August 18, 2022 - 12:00 PM (pacific time)

Join FEMA Region X for a brief overview of the disaster life cycle. Learn what FEMA's role is before, during, and after disasters. This webinar will start promptly at 12pm and be 15 minutes long. 

Register via ZOOM.

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COVID-19 Vaccines for School-Aged Children: What Parents and Families Should Know.

Please join the U.S. Department of Education and the National Association for Family, School, and Community Engagement for an informational webinar following the approval of the Pfizer-BioNTech age 5-11 vaccine. During the webinar, esteemed panelists including United States Deputy Secretary of Education Cindy Marten along with representatives from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the American Academy of Pediatrics will address common concerns and worries among parents and families about the COVID-19 vaccine for their child(ren) ages 5-11.

The webinar recording is now available on YouTube.

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FEMA Emergency Management Institute

The Emergency Management Institute (EMI) offers self-paced courses designed for people who have emergency management responsibilities and the public. All are offered free of charge to those who qualify for enrollment. To get a complete listing of courses, view the list of active courses.

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COVID-19 Conversations Webinar Series

The American Public Health Association champions the health of all people and communities. Visit Covid-19 Conversations to view videos.

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Pacific ADA Center

The purpose of the Pacific ADA Center is to build a partnership between the disability and business communities and to promote full and unrestricted participation in society for persons with disabilities through education and technical assistance. To view archived Inclusive Emergency Management Webinars, view ADA Presentations.

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Public Lecture Series

The USGS Public Lecture Series has gone virtual! These monthly talks are intended for a public audience that may not be familiar with the science being discussed. To view upcoming lectures, visit USGS Public Lecture Series. To watch past public talks, visit their multimedia page.

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FEMA Region 10 Individual & Community Preparedness Webinars

Visit the Region 10 Preparedness Dashboard and choose from 25 different videos!

What to Expect When You're Expecting a Volcanic Eruption

Learn about the five active volcanoes in the Washington Cascades, their hazards, and how you can be better prepared for an eruption.

Visit the FEMA Region 10 Individual & Community Preparedness Resource Dashboard to view previously recorded webinars on flooding, pet preparedness, and more!

What to Expect When You're Expecting an Earthquake

Webinar with Washington Geological Survey and WA Emergency Management. We will discuss the latest research into faults in Washington state, what to expect when an earthquake occurs, how to protect yourself when an earthquake/tsunami strikes, and how to get prepared before an earthquake!

Emergency Management Virtual Trainings

Join us for a virtual offering of the Emergency Management Shelter Operations Training. This training is a recommended pre-requisite for when the City launches a shelter exercise.

View the City of Puyallup Community Emergency Shelter Program Guide to review policies, procedures, and forms used during a sheltering operation.