emergency preparedness

Fuel tanks and earthquakes

Community voices earthquake concerns over fuel tanks along Willamette River (KATU, 10/7/2019)

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

Fire prevention month

Governor proclaims October as fire prevention month in Oregon (The Chronicle, 10/4/2019)

Home fire escape planning (2018) Youth Fire Prevention and Intervention Program

Home heating safety (2012) Oregon State Fire Marshal

Most home fires start in the kitchen (2009) Oregon State Fire Marshal

State of Oregon home fire safety checklist (2008) Oregon State Fire Marshal

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

Development in tsunami zones

Oregon looks to shake up development rules in tsunami zones (Daily Astorian, 5/16/19)

Preparing for a Cascadia Subduction Zone tsunami: a land use guide for Oregon coastal communities [PDF] (2015) Oregon Department of Land Conservation and Development

Development in Oregon’s tsunami inundation zone: information guide for developers and local government [PDF] (2003) 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