April is Disaster Preparedness Month in Washington State

Flyers for the drill will be posted April 1 in multiple languages on the  Washington Emergency Management Division's (WEMD's) Website, www.emd.wa.gov Preparedness information materials for such hazards as earthquakes, tsunamis and volcanoes also will be made available to local jurisdictions.

Disaster Preparedness Month activities will include the Partners in Emergency Preparedness Conference, April 14-15, at the Greater Tacoma Convention and Trade Center, as well.