preparedness

Tsunami Preparedness
5:59 pm
Tue April 7, 2015

Oregon Lawmakers Hear Testimony On Tsunami Preparedness

A major Cascadia Subduction Zone earthquake could cause catastrophic damage in the Pacific Northwest.
USGS

Originally published on Tue April 7, 2015 5:49 pm

Oregon lawmakers are turning their attention to earthquake and tsunami preparedness.

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Tsunami Prep
7:30 am
Fri January 16, 2015

New School On Washington Coast To Provide Tsunami Refuge

Ocosta Elementary students wielded clam guns while adults guiding the new school/tsunami refuge project shoveled at the groundbreaking ceremony Thursday.
Credit Tom Banse / Northwest News Network

Up and down the West Coast there are beach towns where it would be challenging to escape a tsunami. That's because high ground is out of reach assuming the roads are buckled or jammed after a great earthquake. Now one low-lying Washington coastal town in that predicament is doing something about it.

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