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Links to Additional Information

Know About Local Hazards and Be Prepared

Here are a few links to more information about earthquakes, fire, volcanoes, and emergency preparedness.

  Weather, Flood, Tide, and Road Conditions Information

NOTE: Many of the following links are outside of the Whatcom County web siteYou are about to leave the Whatcom County Site - click globe for disclaimer.

Earthquake Information

Earthquake Info From geophys.washington.edu

Earthquake Information Network
http://www.eqnet.org

Great Quakes Interactive
http://www.crustal.ucsb.edu/ics/understanding/

Western States Seismic Policy Council (WSSPC), Earthquake Hazard Mitigation Partnership, Emergency Management and Geoscience

Emergency Management & Preparedness Information 

American Red Cross Official Home Page
http://www.redcross.org

CBS News Disaster Links
http://cbsnews.com/network/htdocs/digitaldan/disaster/disasters.htm

Department of Ecology
http://www.ecy.wa.gov/

Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)
http://www.fema.gov/ 

FEMA Business and Industry Disaster Planning Guide
http://www.fema.gov/business/guide/index.shtm

National Domestic Preparedness Office
http://www.chaosacrossamerica.com/OHS/Departments/NDPO.htm

Prepare Because You Care
http://www.epa.gov/ 

Washington State Emergency Management
http://emd.wa.gov/

Fire Information

Firewise Interactive
http://www.firewise.org/www/active_win.htm

NOAA Fire Weather Information
http://www.noaa.gov/fireweather/

Daily Forest Fire Weather Briefing
http://www.wa.gov/dnr/htdocs/rp/wxbrief.html

Volcanoes

Mt. Baker Volcano Study
http://vulcan.wr.usgs.gov/Volcanoes/Baker/Hazards/

Archive of Local Events

Whatcom Creek Incident  News archives and links to status of cleanup and restoration.

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