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Reedsport tsunami evacuation

July 22nd, 2015 · Comments Off on Reedsport tsunami evacuation · Dept. of Geology and Mineral Industries

Tsunami: Racing to high ground in Reedsport after an Oregon coast earthquake (Oregonian, 7/21/2015) Tsunami evacuation map. Reedsport, Gardiner, Winchester Bay, Oregon [PDF] (2013) Oregon Department of Geology and Mineral Industries

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Cascadia earthquake and tsunami preparedness

July 20th, 2015 · Comments Off on Cascadia earthquake and tsunami preparedness · Dept. of Land Conservation and Development, Emergency Management

State officials say Oregonians should prepare for “the really big one” (Register Guard, 7/20/2015) Be Prepared For, Not Scared Of ‘The Really Big One’ (OPB, 7/17/2015) Cascadia subduction zone catastrophic earthquake and tsunami operations plan (2012) Oregon Emergency Management Preparing for a Cascadia Subduction Zone tsunami : a land use guide for Oregon coastal communities […]

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Seismic upgrade legislation

April 29th, 2015 · Comments Off on Seismic upgrade legislation · Seismic Safety Policy Advisory Commission

Cities, counties could make seismic upgrades easier for private property owners (Oregonian, 4/27/2015) The Oregon resilience plan [PDF] (2013) Oregon Seismic Safety Policy Advisory Committee

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Tsunami preparedness

April 20th, 2015 · Comments Off on Tsunami preparedness · Emergency Management

Oregon coast hotels have mixed reaction to tsunami warning initiative (Oregonian, 4/19/2015) Living on shaky ground : how to survive earthquakes and tsunamis in Oregon [PDF] (2009) Oregon Emergency Management Living on shaky ground : cómo sobrevivir los terremotos y los tsunamis en Oregon [PDF] (2009) Oregon Emergency Management

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Seismic landslides and highways

March 2nd, 2015 · Comments Off on Seismic landslides and highways · Dept. of Transportation

Map outlines western Oregon landslide risks from a subduction zone earthquake (KATU, 3/1/2015) Impacts of potential seismic landslides on lifeline corridors : final report [PDF] (2015) Oregon Department of Transportation, Research Section

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Gold Beach tsunami zone

January 26th, 2015 · Comments Off on Gold Beach tsunami zone · Dept. of Geology and Mineral Industries

Why Build A Hospital In A Tsunami Zone? (OPB, 1/26/2015) Tsunami evacuation map. Gold Beach, Oregon [PDF] (2012) Oregon Department of Geology and Mineral Industries Tsunami hazard map of the Gold Beach quadrangle, Curry County, Oregon [PDF] (1995) Oregon Department of Geology and Mineral Industries

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Surviving a tsunami

January 22nd, 2015 · Comments Off on Surviving a tsunami · Dept. of Geology and Mineral Industries

Can coastal communities survive a tsunami? (OPB, 1/21/2015) Tsunami evacuation map. Seaside & Gearhart, Oregon [PDF] (2013) Oregon Department of Geology and Mineral Industries Tsunami evacuation map. Yachats, Oregon [PDF] (2013) Oregon Department of Geology and Mineral Industries

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Highway and bridge repair

November 13th, 2014 · Comments Off on Highway and bridge repair · Dept. of Transportation

ODOT to Oregon lawmakers: Find $5.1 billion for bridges and roads, or watch economy collapse (Oregonian, 11/13/2014) Rough roads ahead : the cost of poor highway conditions to Oregon’s economy [PDF] (2014) Oregon Department of Transportation Oregon highways seismic plus report [PDF] (2014) Oregon Department of Transportation

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Resilience implementation plan

October 1st, 2014 · Comments Off on Resilience implementation plan · Emergency Management

Megaquake preparedness will cost Oregon billions (Statesman Journal, 10/1/2014) Senate bill 33 : implementation of the Oregon Resilience Plan [PDF] (2014) Oregon Governor’s Task Force on Resilience Plan Implementation

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Emergency management guidebook

September 10th, 2014 · Comments Off on Emergency management guidebook · Emergency Management

Oregon creates disaster ‘playbook’ in case of major earthquake (KATU, 9/9/2014) Cascadia playbook overview : developing a quick reference guide for the first 14 days [PDF] (2014) Oregon Emergency Management

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Seismic upgrades to schools

August 18th, 2014 · Comments Off on Seismic upgrades to schools · Dept. of Geology and Mineral Industries, Seismic Safety Policy Advisory Commission

Courtney pushing for seismic upgrades to Oregon schools (Statesman Journal, 8/18/2014) Statewide seismic needs assessment [PDF] (2007) Oregon Department of Geology and Mineral Industries Seismic rehabilitation bond funds [PDF] (2009) Oregon Seismic Safety Policy Advisory Commission

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Earthquake and tsunami preparedness

June 5th, 2014 · Comments Off on Earthquake and tsunami preparedness · State Legislature

Oregon infrastructure not ready for quake, tsunami (Statesman Journal, 6/5/2014) The Oregon resilience plan [PDF] (2013) Oregon Seismic Safety Policy Advisory Committee

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Tsunamis at Seaside

March 31st, 2014 · Comments Off on Tsunamis at Seaside · Dept. of Geology and Mineral Industries

50 Years Ago, A Small Taste Of A Pacific Tsunami’s Potential Power (OPB, 3/27/2014) Tsunami evacuation map. Seaside & Gearhart, Oregon [PDF] (2013) Oregon Department of Geology and Mineral Industries

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State Capitol upgrade

October 2nd, 2013 · Comments Off on State Capitol upgrade · State Legislature

Oregon State Capitol celebrates 75th birthday as $295 million upgrade proceeds (Oregonian, 10/1/2013) Report to the seventy-seventh Legislative Assembly (2013) Oregon Capitol Master Plan Review Committee

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Earthquake risk for energy infrastructure

August 14th, 2013 · Comments Off on Earthquake risk for energy infrastructure · Dept. of Geology and Mineral Industries

Extended Fuel Shortages Predicted In Quake Risk Study (Oregon Public Broadcasting, 8/9/2013) Earthquake risk study for Oregon’s critical energy infrastructure hub [PDF] (2012) Oregon Department of Geology and Mineral Industries

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Earthquake and tsunami plan

March 15th, 2013 · Comments Off on Earthquake and tsunami plan · State Legislature

Preparing For Disaster, Oregon Resilience Plan Recommends Changes (OPB, 3/15/2013) The Oregon resilience plan : reducing risk and improving recovery for the next Cascadia earthquake and tsunami [PDF] (2012) Oregon Seismic Safety Policy Advisory Committee

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Emergency preparedness

November 6th, 2012 · Comments Off on Emergency preparedness · Emergency Management

Prepare now for Oregon’s natural disasters (Oregonian, 11/3/2012) Living on shaky ground : how to survive earthquakes and tsunamis in Oregon [PDF] (2011) Oregon Emergency Management Emergency go-kit passport [PDF] (2010) Oregon Emergency Management

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Tsunami sirens

October 9th, 2012 · Comments Off on Tsunami sirens · Dept. of Geology and Mineral Industries

Tillamook’s tsunami sirens become source of controversy: Keep them or move to newer technology? (Oregonian, 10/7/2012) Tsunami evacuation map. Rockaway Beach, Oregon [PDF] (2012) Oregon Department of Geology and Mineral Industries

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Earthquakes and public buildings

March 21st, 2011 · Comments Off on Earthquakes and public buildings · Dept. of Geology and Mineral Industries

From above, Oregon coastline masks the powerful force below — an earthquake ready to happen (Oregonian, 3/18/2011) Statewide seismic needs assessment [PDF] (2007) Oregon Department of Geology and Mineral Industries

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Tsunamis at the Oregon coast

March 14th, 2011 · Comments Off on Tsunamis at the Oregon coast · Dept. of Geology and Mineral Industries, Emergency Management

For Oregon coastal towns, lessons from the Japanese earthquake abound (Oregonian, 3/11/2011) Experts say Japan quake a wake-up call for the Northwest (Register Guard, 3/12/2011) OSU preparedness expert: In “big one,” we won’t have warning (The World, 3/11/2011) Living on shaky ground : how to survive earthquakes and tsunamis in Oregon [PDF] (2011) Oregon Emergency […]

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