Emergency Coordination Center

The Whatcom Unified Emergency Coordination Center (ECC) operates on a “Phased” basis:

“PHASE I” -The Whatcom Unified Emergency Coordination Center is engaged in normal program management and Duty Officers are serving normal week long duty rotations.

“PHASE II” -The Whatcom Unified Emergency Coordination Center is partially staffed and conducting hazard assessments, watch levels, and preparedness activities for ongoing events or events that may be imminent or occurring.

“PHASE III” -The Whatcom Unified Emergency Coordination Center is fully activated with the Whatcom Unified Incident Management Team staffing positions in support of local jurisdictions response activities.

Call 911 for life-threatening or other immediate public safety issues.

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