Emergency Preparedness

Find sources of news and learn how to prepare for emergencies.

Bellingham Public Schools
News and announcements of emergencies, closures due to weather, and more.

City of Bellingham – City News
News from various City of Bellingham departments such as Parks and Recreation, Fire and EMS, and Police.

FEMA
News and educational resources from the Federal Emergency Management Administration.

KGMI
Local news and talk from Cascade Radio Group.

WhatcomReady.org
Whatcom Unified Emergency Management’s site for preparedness and response coordination.

U.S. Geological Survey
News on natural hazards, climate, and energy.

American Red Cross
American Red Cross of Northwest Washington serves Whatcom, Skagit, San Juan counties and Whidbey Island.

City IQ Online Map Viewer
Search Bellingham-area property information to find location of utility services and more for emergency planning.

Division of Emergency Management – Whatcom County
Emergency management services for all of unincorporated Whatcom County and the cities of Lynden, Ferndale, Blaine, Sumas, Everson, and Nooksack.

FEMA
News and educational resources from the Federal Emergency Management Administration.

WhatcomReady.org
Whatcom Unified Emergency Management’s site for preparedness and response coordination.

ready.gov
An official website of the Department of Homeland Security, ready.gov is designed to educate and empower Americans to prepare for and respond to emergencies.