“Critical Things

You'll Need Before

The Coming Disaster"

It's No Longer A Question of If a

Crisis will Hit our Neighborhood… It's a Matter of When

MIQA Be Prepared is the website for the Magnolia-Interbay-QueenAnne Emergency Preparedness Committee (MIQA-EPC). Here, residents, SNAP. CERT, Block Watch, Ham Radio Operators, Schools, Educators, members of our faith and business communities will learn how to:

  • Prepare to make it through a crisis,
  • Volunteer to support MIQA community emergency communication hubs, and
  • Stay informed during our response to a disaster.

Produced by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)

Seattle Emergency NeighborLink Map!

These are locations of Communication Hubs, Block Watch Captains, SNAP Groups and CERT Members in your neighborhood.

MIQA Community Hubs

Community Partners

Office Of Emergency Management

Seattle CERT

Neighborhood Block Watch

Do you know where to go for information in case of disaster, if all regular means of communication are unavailable?

If you happen to be in Magnolia, Interbay or Queen Anne, the place to go is to the nearest Community Emergency Communication Hub!

This website...

  Provides guidance on how to prepare your household and connect with neighbors, and

  Describes the MIQA Disaster (Response) Plan that you need to know about.

  • MIQA hubs are at the West Magnolia Playfield at the Magnolia Community Center and in Queen Anne at the West Queen Anne Playfield.
  • MIQA hub operators have participated in several emergency drills with the City of Seattle Office of Emergency Management (OEM), and Auxiliary Communication Services (ACS), all hub staffers are neighborhood volunteers who will come to the hub once they have secured their homes and assisted their immediate neighbors.
  • Hub teams recruit and train volunteers in our local neighhoods.

(MIQA) assist in coordination available local resources and to relay information between HUB sites and the City.

Hub teams works with other Hubs to promote public education on emergency preparedness in our local neighborhoods.

A Community Communication Hub is:

  • A community helping one another in there own neighborhood.
  • Providing support, training and resources to the MIQA Community.
  • Build community and prepare for the unexpected.
  • A place to communicate the needs of your neighborhood.

Here is a PDF file that explains a communication hub. Click here.

Find out more information about MIQA's efforts for Local Residents, Schools, Churches SNAP, CERT, Ham Radio Operator, Block Watch and Business Owners and click the register button below!

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