emergency preparedness

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

Oregon’s volcanoes

Most dangerous U.S. volcanoes smolder along the West Coast (Statesman Journal, 5/12/2018)

Central Cascades volcano coordination plan : coordinating efforts among governmental agencies in the event of volcanic unrest in the central Cascades, Oregon (2007) Oregon Emergency Management

Geology and geochemistry of Mt. Hood volcano (1980) Oregon Department of Geology and Mineral Industries

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