earthquakes

Preparing for earthquakes

Can your house survive the big shake? (Mail Tribune, 6/24/18)

Living on shaky ground : how to survive earthquakes and tsunamis in Oregon [PDF] (2009) Oregon Department of Geology and Mineral Industries

Living on shaky ground : cómo sobrevivir los terremotos y los tsunamis en Oregon [PDF] (2009) Oregon Department of Geology and Mineral Industries

Oregon resilience plan [PDF] (2013) Seismic Safety Policy Advisory Commission

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

Seismic rehabilitation grant program

Anticipating deadly earthquake, Oregon gives $154 million to schools, emergency services (Oregonian, 4/21/2017)

State funds $1.2 million in Prineville PD seismic upgrade (KTVZ, 4/21/2017)

More Oregon Schools, Hospitals And Fire Stations In Line For Seismic Upgrades (KLCC, 4/21/2017)

Oregon seismic rehabilitation grant program (2014) Business Oregon, Infrastructure Finance Authority