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Community resilience requires the participation of community leaders from all sectors and the public. The local Councils in this registry are committed to strengthening community safety and preparedness through increased civic engagement and to developing goals and strategies tailored to specific community vulnerabilities and population.

Kent/Covington Citizen Corps Council

Date last updated: Nov 25, 2014

Contact Information

Kimberly Behymer
Program Coordinator
Kent Office of Emergency Management
24611 116th Ave SE
24611 116th Ave SE
Kent, WA 98030

(253) 856-4343
kbehymer@ci.kent.wa.us

Sponsoring Organization: City of Kent Office of Emergency Management

Date Council Established: January 2002

Council Mission:

Provide preparedness information for the Kent area.

Council Membership

The Public Sector
  • Emergency Management
  • Law Enforcement
  • Fire Service
  • Community Emergency Response Teams
  • Volunteers in Police Service
  • Neighborhood Watch and other Watch Programs
  • AmeriCorps / Senior Corps / Learn and Serve / VISTA
The Private Sector
  • The private sector is not yet represented on the Council.
The Voluntary and Community Sector
  • American Radio Relay League (ARRL) / Amateur Radio Emergency Service (ARES) / Radio Amateur Civil Emergency Services (RACES) / other

Public Education and Training Activities

Preparedness Actions

Public Education Materials
  • Local alerts/warnings
  • Protective measures for no-notice hazards
  • Family Emergency Plan
  • First Aid
  • CPR / AED
  • Local information on evacuating
  • Local information on sheltering
  • Guidance on practicing response (drills)
  • Mitigation measures for property
  • Prevention measures (crime/terrorism)
  • Prevention measures (public health)
Training/Demonstrations
  • Local alerts/warnings
  • Protective measures for no-notice hazards
  • Family Emergency Plan
  • Emergency supplies in multiple locations
  • First Aid
  • CPR / AED
  • Local information on evacuating
  • Local information on sheltering
  • Guidance on practicing response (drills)
  • Mitigation measures for property
  • Prevention measures (crime/terrorism)
  • Prevention measures (public health)

Hazard Types

Public Education Materials
  • All-hazards
  • Crime
  • Hazardous Materials
  • Household Emergencies
  • Natural Disasters
  • Nuclear / Radiological Events
  • Public Health
  • Terrorism
Training/Demonstrations
  • All-hazards
  • Crime
  • Hazardous Materials
  • Household Emergencies
  • Natural Disasters
  • Nuclear / Radiological Events
  • Public Health
  • Terrorism

Locations

Public Education Materials
  • Neighborhoods
  • Schools
  • Places of Worship
  • Workplace
  • Civic / Non-profit Organizations
  • Community events
Training/Demonstrations
  • Neighborhoods
  • Schools
  • Places of Worship
  • Workplace
  • Civic / Non-profit Organizations
  • Community events

Targeted Populations

Public Education Materials
  • General public
  • Frail/elderly
  • Youth
  • Pet Owners
  • Diverse Language and Cultures
  • Economic Factors
  • People with Disabilities
  • People with Transportation Dependencies
Training/Demonstrations
  • General public
  • Frail/elderly
  • Youth
  • Pet Owners
  • Diverse Language and Cultures
  • Economic Factors
  • People with Disabilities
  • People with Transportation Dependencies

Response Actions

Public Education Materials
  • Building evacuations
  • Sheltering in place (staying where you are)
  • Community sheltering (mass care shelters)
  • Continuity of Operations
Training/Demonstrations
  • Building evacuations
  • Sheltering in place (staying where you are)
  • Community sheltering (mass care shelters)
  • Continuity of Operations
Outreach methods:
  • Printed materials (brochures, flyers)
  • Automated text alerts
  • Reverse 9-1-1
  • Community events

Volunteer Service

Council supported volunteer programs:
  • Community Emergency Response Team (CERT)
  • Neighborhood Watch
  • Volunteers in Police Service

Approximately 0 volunteers participated in Council supported activities community-wide in Tue Dec 06 12:04:47 GMT+00:00 2016.

Approximately 0 volunteer service hours were completed community-wide in Tue Dec 06 12:04:47 GMT+00:00 2016.

Volunteer programs support surge capacity through response role.
Surge capacity volunteers are trained in the Incident Command System.

Awards and Recognition

Areas Served by Council

KENT (Local) (98030, 98031, 98032, 98042)