Jul. 30, 2015
Students Help City of Ellensburg with Earthquake Awareness
When a big disaster hits, emergency service experts recommend people have three days of supplies.
Considering that relatively low-population Kittitas County probably won’t be high on incoming responders’ triage list, it might be better to have two weeks or more, said Eamonn Clarke, a sophomore at Central Washington University who’s helping the city of Ellensburg with an earthquake awareness campaign.
“If there’s a regional disaster, all the aid’s going to go to Seattle, it’s not going to come out here, at least not for a while,” he said.
Read the rest of this story by Andy Matarrese in the Daily Record.