Washington State


Population*:  6,664,195 (2009 est.)
GPS Coordinates:  45° 33′ N to 49° N 116° 55′ W to 124° 46′ W
Transportation, Infrastructure and Road Conditions:  
Medical Locations:  
 Closest Airport  http://www.portseattle.org/seatac/
Current airport status: http://www.fly.faa.gov/flyfaa/nwmap.jsp
Food and Water Locations:  http://app.redcross.org/nss-app/
Shelter Locations  Shelter Search: http://app.redcross.org/nss-app/ List yourself Safe: https://disastersafe.redcross.org/
Pets  Pets and Disaster: Be Prepared  The Humane Society of America: Disaster Preparedness for Pets
Picture Links  
Video Link  
Weather Alerts   http://www.weather.gov/alerts-beta/wa.php?x=1
General Information & Updates  
Rank City Population
1 Seattle 602,000
2 Spokane 205,500
3 Tacoma 203,400
4 Vancouver 164,500
5 Bellevue 120,600
6 Everett 103,500
7 Spokane Valley 89,440
8 Federal Way 88,580
9 Kent 88,380
10 Yakima 84,850
11 Renton 83,650
12 Bellingham 76,130
13 Auburn 67,485
14 Kennewick 67,180
15 Lakewood 58,840



***In a catastrophic event, focus on 3 things.  You may be in shock.  Try not to be distracted by noise, confusion.

1. Survive:  Stay Safe, Treat Wounds.  Press this button to find hospitals and First Aid locations within the affected area.

2. Sustain:  Find Water, Food, and Shelter.  Water is most important.  Press this button to find Shelters and aid locations.

3. Reunite:  Find Loved Ones.  Press this button to search the  people finder tool and register yourself on the “safe” lists.

This website contains important information to help those impacted by a catastrophic event find the aid they need.  A team of volunteers around the world are constantly updating this information so that you know where to go and whom to call when you begin the road to recovery.

Along the top are pages to help you find hospitals, and treat wounds, and see where shelter and other urgent aid material may be found.  The right side of this screen shows additional links for those who would like more detailed information about areas most heavily impacted.

A catastrophic disaster is much different than other types of disasters.  In any average disaster, people and property are severely impacted but recovery is relatively fast. Aid agencies are onsite or in contact with impacted persons within a few days.  In a catastrophic disaster, hundreds of thousands or millions of people are impacted. The geography impacted may be hundreds of miles in diameter.  In such a case, it may be weeks until aid reaches those affected.

The information you see here is easy to find, but the research behind knowing what to tell the public at this time of need and how to display it in any easy to read manner is the result of 11 years of analyzing, responding to, and learning from how the public reacts in times of widespread need in the United States (9/11, Hurricane Katrina, Hurricane Ike).

Join the world of Virtual Volunteers!  Interested in becoming a Digitial Disaster Volunteer?  Sign Up Here


American Red Cross-Vancouver
3114 E Fourth Plain Blvd
Vancouver, WA  98661
(360) 693-5821 Office Vancouver

American Red Cross Disaster Response Services
3114 E Fourth Plain Blvd
Vancouver, WA  98661
(360) 423-7880 x106, Cowlitz County
American Red Cross-Cowlitz
1265 14th Avenue
Longview, WA  98632
(360) 423-7880 
Power Outages and Emergencies-Vancouver
1200 Fort Vancouver Way
Vancouver, WA  98668
(360) 992-8000 Automated Outages System
FEMA Region X
130 228th Street SW
Bothell, WA  98021-9796
(800) 462-9029 Toll Free


Counties participating in Map your Neighborhood http://www.emd.wa.gov/myn/MYNParticipants.shtml

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