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Resilience implementation plan

October 1st, 2014 · No Comments · 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 · No Comments · 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 · No Comments · 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 · No Comments · 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 · No Comments · 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 · No Comments · 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 · No Comments · 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 · No Comments · 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 · 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 · 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 · 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 · 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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Earthquake insurance

January 26th, 2010 · Comments Off · Dept. of Consumer & Business Services

Group looks at earthquake insurance (Statesman Journal, 1/16/10) Earthquakes: insurance tips [PDF] (2009) Oregon Department of Consumer and Business Services, Insurance Division

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Seismic vulnerability of Oregon bridges

November 23rd, 2009 · Comments Off · Highway Division

If Oregon sees another big one, bridge and road failures will lock the region up (The Oregonian, November 17, 2009) Seismic vulnerability of Oregon State Highway bridges: mitigation strategies to reduce major mobility risks [PDF] (2009) Oregon Department of Transportation

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Earthquake

September 3rd, 2009 · Comments Off · Dept. of Geology and Mineral Industries

Tiny temblor hits the coast, but nobody seems to notice (The Register-Guard, 8/26/09) Cascadia subduction zone earthquakes: a magnitude 9.0 earthquake scenario [PDF] (2005)Oregon Department of Geology and Mineral Industries

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Oregon State Capitol master plan

August 11th, 2009 · Comments Off · State Legislature

Legislators review an earth-shaking price tag (Statesman Journal, 8/3/09) Oregon State Capitol master plan [PDF] (2009) Oregon Legislative Assembly

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