emergency preparedness

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

Earthquakes in the Pacific Northwest

Earthquakes rip Alaska, remind Oregonians ‘Big One’ is coming (Oregonian, 11/30/18)

Mass care and mass displacement after a Cascadia Subduction Zone earthquake [PDF] (2018) Oregon Seismic Safety Policy Advisory Commission

Encouraging homeowner resilience through earthquake insurance and seismic retrofit [PDF] (2018) Oregon Seismic Safety Policy Advisory Commission

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