Virtual Lectures and Webinars 

Halloweeen House of Hazards

Halloween House of Hazards

FEMA Region 10 welcomes you to discuss preparedness considerations during a power outage. Expect fun and Halloween-inspired twists!

Tuesday, October 26th - 7:00 PM - 7:45 PM PDT 

Register via Zoom

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Children with Disabilities and Special Healthcare Needs

The FEMA Region 2 National Preparedness Division is partnering with experts in the fields of pediatrics and emergency preparedness to host a webinar highlighting the unique efforts required to prepare children with access and functional needs. This webinar will highlight how children with access & functional needs are impacted by emergencies, current best practices in the emergency management field, and how parents, caretakers, or school administrators can integrate children with access and functional needs into their emergency plans.
Who Should Attend? Parents, caretakers, early childhood and education program administrators and teachers, youth-serving organizations, emergency planners and other members of the whole community. 

Thursday, November 4, 2021 - 10:30 AM to 12:00PM PDT. To register for the webinar visit FEMA.

FEMA works to ensure equitable access for all to any services and programs that are provided by the agency. If you need a reasonable accommodation, please make your request in an email to Last minute requests will be accepted, but may not be possible to fulfill.

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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 general 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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Public Lecture Series

The USGS Public Lecture Series has gone virtual! These monthly talks are intended for a general 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.

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.

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, and what to expect when an earthquake occurs, how to protect yourself when an earthquake/tsunami strikes, and how to get prepared before an earthquake!


Join us for a virtual offering of the Emergency Management Shelter Operations Training. This training is a recommended pre-requisite for the City of Puyallup Emergency Management Shelter Exercise, the "Puyallup Chill Out", that will be conducted on Tuesday, October 12, 2021. 

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