OPB |Aug. 25, 2014 12:06 p.m.
MONDAY: We'll explore the geology behind the quake, the emergency response, and what it all means for the Pacific Northwest.
OPB |June 19, 2014 12:06 p.m.
THURSDAY: Another outage with local 911 systems this week brought up questions about how state agencies and private companies work together to provide 911 service.
OPB |April 10, 2014 12:06 p.m.
THURSDAY: Service has been restored after a 911 outage that affected both Washington and Oregon. How did this happen?
OPB |Feb. 11, 2014 12:06 p.m.
TUESDAY: An audit released Monday by the Oregon Secretary of State's office suggests that the state's Office of Emergency Management faces internal challenges that could hamper disaster response.
OPB |Jan. 29, 2014 12:06 p.m.
WEDNESDAY: The 911 service provider in Washington County is publishing the most ridiculous calls of the week in an effort to educate people about when not to call 911.
July 16, 2013 12:15 p.m.
A new audit of Portland's Bureau of Emergency Communication says 911 operators need more ongoing training.
Feb. 06, 2013 12:06 p.m.
The state's Earthquake Commission finds Oregon is drastically unprepared for an inevitable quake.
Nov. 02, 2012 12:20 p.m.
Tillamook County plans to stop the use of tsunami sirens in favor of other emergency alert tools.
Oct. 30, 2012 12:50 p.m.
If an earthquake or a huge storm struck the Pacific Northwest, how would you cope?
Aug. 14, 2012 12:30 p.m.
Drug shortages are leading some Oregon ambulances to resort to carrying expired medications.
Oct. 10, 2011 9:25 a.m.
In this installment of our On the Job series, we talk with people who volunteer to be emergency responders.
April 06, 2011 9:06 a.m.
How do ambulance companies operate sustainable businesses in rural areas of the state?
April 21, 2010 9 a.m.
Are Northwest people and places ready for the Cascadia subduction earthquake?
Aug. 19, 2009 9 a.m.
What do you expect from the healthcare system?
Dec. 09, 2008 midnight
The American College of Emergency Physicians is releasing a national emergency care report card. How's Oregon doing? And how do we compare to the rest of the country?
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