Cascadia subduction zone

Portland area earthquake faults

There are dozens of earthquake faults across Oregon, including one through Portland (KATU, 7/8/2019)

California Earthquakes Won’t Trigger the “Big One” in Oregon, but Portlanders Urged to Prepare (Willamette Week, 7/8/2019)

Earthquake regional impact analysis for Clackamas, Multnomah, and Washington counties, Oregon (2018) Oregon Department of Geology and Mineral Industries

Disaster preparedness follow-up audit

Clarno applauds steps to prep Oregon for major disasters (KTVZ, 5/8/19)

Office of Emergency Management, Office of the Governor : recommendation follow-up report : the state must do more to prepare Oregon for a catastrophic disaster [PDF] (2019) Oregon Audits Division

The state must do more to prepare Oregon for a catastrophic disaster [PDF] (2018) Oregon Audits Division

State Cascadia Survival Plan

Gov. Brown unveils earthquake survival plan (KGW, 10/16/2018)

Gov. Brown’s plan to prepare Oregon for the ‘Big One’ (KOIN, 10/16/2018)

Resiliency 2025 : improving our readiness for the Cascadia earthquake and tsunami (2018) Oregon Office of the Governor

Warrenton schools in tsunami zones

Warrenton schools to pursue tsunami relocation bond (Daily Astorian, 4/13/2018)

Tsunami inundation maps for Warrenton North, Clatsop County, Oregon (2013) Oregon Department of Geology and Mineral Industries

Tsunami inundation maps for Warrenton South – Rilea, Clatsop County, Oregon (2013) Oregon Department of Geology and Mineral Industries

Portland area seismic risk

When the ‘Big One’ hits, Portland faces mass casualties, widespread destruction: Study (Oregonian, 3/15/18)

Offshore earthquake will devastate Portland area much more than scientists thought (Portland Tribune, 3/15/18)

Earthquake regional impact analysis for Clackamas, Multnomah, and Washington counties, Oregon [PDF] (2018) Oregon Department of Geology and Mineral Industries

Catastrophic disaster preparedness in Oregon

Oregon is unprepared to deal with major earthquake, tsunami, says audit (Oregonian, 1/25/2018)

Audit: Oregon not quite prepared for The Big One (Portland Tribune, 1/25/2018)

Oregon unprepared for major disaster, audit finds (Statesman Journal, 1/25/2018)

Oregon Still Isn’t Prepared For “The Big One,” A New Audit Warns (Willamette Week, 1/25/2018)

Audit: Oregon ill-prepared for major quake, disaster (KTVZ, 1/25/2018)

The state must do more to prepare Oregon for a catastrophic disaster (2017) Oregon Secretary of State, Audits Division