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Cascadia Subduction Zone

August 5th, 2016 · Comments Off on Cascadia Subduction Zone · Dept. of Geology and Mineral Industries, Emergency Management

Canada might be able to save us when the massive Cascadia subduction-zone earthquake hits (Oregonian, 8/4/2016) Cascadia subduction zone earthquakes : a magnitude 9.0 earthquake scenario [PDF] (2013) Oregon Department of Geology and Mineral Industries Cascadia subduction zone catastrophic earthquake and tsunami operations plan [PDF] (2012) Oregon Emergency Management

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Emergency management in Oregon

July 15th, 2016 · Comments Off on Emergency management in Oregon · State Fire Marshal, State Interagency Hazard Mitigation Team

Gov. Brown talks disaster prep in Redmond (KBND, 7/14/2016) Oregon natural hazards mitigation plan, 2015 [PDF] (2015) State Interagency Hazard Mitigation Team (Or.) Oregon local emergency planning committees (LEPCs) [PDF] (2008) Oregon State Fire Marshal

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Portland schools earthquake risks

July 6th, 2016 · Comments Off on Portland schools earthquake risks · Dept. of Geology and Mineral Industries

At least 20 Portland schools likely to fall apart in an earthquake (Oregonian, 7/6/2016) Statewide seismic needs assessment using rapid visual screening (RVS) (2014) Oregon Department of Geology and Mineral Industries Statewide seismic needs assessment [PDF] (2007) Oregon Department of Geology and Mineral Industries

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Oregon resiliency officer

May 26th, 2016 · Comments Off on Oregon resiliency officer · Governor's Task Force on Resilience Plan Implementation

State’s first resiliency officer confirmed, ready to tackle quake preparedness (Portland Tribune, 5/25/2016) Senate OKs state’s first resilience officer (Statesman Journal, 5/25/2016) Senate confirms governor’s new earthquake safety officer (Bend Bulletin, 5/26/2016) Senate Bill 33 : implementation of the Oregon Resilience Plan : report to the 77th Legislative Assembly dated October 1, 2014 [PDF] (2014) […]

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Emergency preparedness kits

April 18th, 2016 · Comments Off on Emergency preparedness kits · Emergency Management

How to build a preparedness kit; Week No. 1 (Statesman Journal, 4/16/2016) Be prepared, not scared (Statesman Journal, 4/17/2016) Emergency go-kit passport [PDF] (2010) Oregon Emergency Management

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Capitol Building renovations

March 30th, 2016 · Comments Off on Capitol Building renovations · State Legislature

Gov. signs bond bill to pay for Capitol renovations (East Oregonian, 3/29/2016) 2016 Capitol construction priorities [PDF] Oregon Legislative Assembly

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Tsunami evacuation test

March 11th, 2016 · Comments Off on Tsunami evacuation test · Dept. of Geology and Mineral Industries

Oregon Tests Tsunami Walkout Friday (Northwest Public Radio, 3/10/2016) Tsunami evacuation map. Florence, Oregon [PDF] (2013) Oregon Department of Geology and Mineral Industries

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Cascadia subduction earthquake history

January 26th, 2016 · Comments Off on Cascadia subduction earthquake history · Dept. of Geology and Mineral Industries

Tuesday marks 316 years since last big quake (Statesman Journal, 1/26/2016) How Scientists Know When The Last Big Earthquake Happened Here (OPB, 1/26/2016) Map of selected earthquakes for Oregon, 1841 through 2002 [PDF] (2002) Oregon Department of Geology and Mineral Industries Penrose Conference, Great Cascadia earthquake tricentennial : program summary and abstracts [PDF] (2000) Oregon […]

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Earthquake insurance

December 18th, 2015 · Comments Off on Earthquake insurance · Dept. of Consumer & Business Services

Do You Know What’s Covered By Your Earthquake Insurance Policy? (OPB, 12/15/2015) Earthquakes insurance tips [PDF] (2009) Oregon Insurance Division

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Tsunami awareness for hospitality industry

October 21st, 2015 · Comments Off on Tsunami awareness for hospitality industry · Emergency Management

Oregon Emergency Management rolls out tsunami awareness program for Coast hospitality industry (Tillamook County Pioneer, 10/19/2015) Earthquakes & tsunami : what you should know [PDF] (2014) Oregon Emergency Management Feel an earthquake? [PDF] (2015) Oregon Emergency Management

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Seismic safety grants

October 2nd, 2015 · Comments Off on Seismic safety grants · Infrastructure Finance Authority

State offers seismic grants for schools, emergency services (Daily Astorian, 10/1/2015) Oregon Seismic Rehabilitation Grant Program [PDF] (2015) Infrastructure Finance Authority

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Out-of-date tsunami maps

September 29th, 2015 · Comments Off on Out-of-date tsunami maps · Dept. of Geology and Mineral Industries

Tsunami Maps Dangerously Out Of Date (OPB, 9/27/2015) Tsunami inundation and evacuation maps for Oregon [PDF] (2013) Oregon Department of Geology and Mineral Industries Tsunami inundation scenarios for Oregon [PDF] (2013) Oregon Department of Geology and Mineral Industries

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Seismic risks of Oregon schools

September 28th, 2015 · Comments Off on Seismic risks of Oregon schools · Dept. of Geology and Mineral Industries

Hundreds Of Schools At Risk, As Oregon Starts Paying For Fixes (OPB, 9/27/2015) Statewide seismic needs assessment : implementation of Oregon 2005 senate bill 2 relating to public safety, earthquakes, and seismic rehabilitation of public buildings : report to the seventy-fourth Oregon Legislative Assembly [PDF] (2007) Oregon Department of Geology and Mineral Industries

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Cannon Beach evacuation route

September 11th, 2015 · Comments Off on Cannon Beach evacuation route · Dept. of Geology and Mineral Industries

Can you outrun a tsunami? Race the Wave this weekend on the Oregon Coast (Oregonian, 9/11/2015) Tsunami evacuation map. Cannon Beach, Oregon [PDF] (2013) Oregon Department of Geology and Mineral Industries

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Trojan Nuclear Power Plant site

August 10th, 2015 · Comments Off on Trojan Nuclear Power Plant site · Dept. of Geology and Mineral Industries, Nuclear Plant Siting Task Force

June Roberts didn’t want the story to die with her (Oregonian, 8/8/2015) Geologic hazards review : Trojan Nuclear Power Plant site, Columbia County, Oregon [PDF] (1978) Oregon Department of Geology and Mineral Industries Review of the Trojan Nuclear Power Plant site evaluation [PDF] (1970) Oregon Nuclear Plant Siting Task Force

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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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