Here’s Everything You Need to Know About Map Your Neighborhood

Map Your Neighborhood (MYN) is the program selected by Baimbridge Prepares and its partners—the City of Bainbridge Island (COBI) and the Bainbridge Island Fire Department (BIFD)—to organize neighborhoods in preparation for a disaster. Think of it as your first line of defense after you have prepared your own household. So far, 38 percent of Bainbridge … More Here’s Everything You Need to Know About Map Your Neighborhood

January Is Resolve to Be Ready Month: Here’s What to Do

You toasted the new year and made well-intentioned resolutions. Now comes the harder part: Carrying them out. But this part doesn’t have to be that difficult, especially when your resolution involves emergency preparedness. Here is a simple checklist of actions you can work through until that very satisfying moment when you check off the last … More January Is Resolve to Be Ready Month: Here’s What to Do

For Thanksgiving, Add a Little Prep to Your Potatoes

One thing we have to be thankful for is that we live in a community that is actively preparing for emergencies. In fact, Bainbridge Prepares with its partners, the City and the Fire Department, was just named the national Emergency Management Voluntary Organization of the Year by the International Association of Emergency Managers. That’s a … More For Thanksgiving, Add a Little Prep to Your Potatoes

Have You Mapped Your Neighborhood Yet? Here’s What to Do

Map Your Neighborhood (MYN) is the program selected by Bainbridge Prepares and its partners—the City of Bainbridge Island (COBI) and Bainbridge Island Fire Department (BIFD)—for structuring our community’s preparation for a large-scale emergency. MYN operates on the premise that prepared households can form prepared neighborhoods to provide assistance and support during the early hours and … More Have You Mapped Your Neighborhood Yet? Here’s What to Do