OPB | May 06, 2015
How do school and law enforcement officials prepare for the worst without traumatizing students and staff?
OPB | Oct. 20, 2014
MONDAY: We'll talk to the director of the Portland Bureau of Emergency Management about her fact-finding mission to Christchurch to see its response to the 2011 earthquake.
OPB | Oct. 06, 2014
MONDAY: We'll hear about how prepared Oregon buildings are to withstand a major earthquake, and which ones may be getting upgrades.
OPB | Aug. 25, 2014
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
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
THURSDAY: Service has been restored after a 911 outage that affected both Washington and Oregon. How did this happen?
OPB | Feb. 11, 2014
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
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.
OPB | July 16, 2013
A new audit of Portland's Bureau of Emergency Communication says 911 operators need more ongoing training.
OPB | Feb. 06, 2013
The state's Earthquake Commission finds Oregon is drastically unprepared for an inevitable quake.
OPB | Nov. 02, 2012
Tillamook County plans to stop the use of tsunami sirens in favor of other emergency alert tools.
OPB | Oct. 30, 2012
If an earthquake or a huge storm struck the Pacific Northwest, how would you cope?
OPB | Aug. 14, 2012
Drug shortages are leading some Oregon ambulances to resort to carrying expired medications.
OPB | April 06, 2011
How do ambulance companies operate sustainable businesses in rural areas of the state?
OPB | April 21, 2010
Are Northwest people and places ready for the Cascadia subduction earthquake?
OPB | Dec. 09, 2008
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?