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Healing After The Tsunami

OPB | Broadcast: Nov. 30, 2015

Author Marie Mutsuki Mockett explored the spiritual and emotional aspects of Japanese life after the devastating 2011 earthquake and tsunami.

Do Firearms Belong In Emergency Preparedness Kits?

OPB | Broadcast: Aug. 14, 2015

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The Next Tsunami

OPB | Broadcast: March 27, 2014

THURSDAY: Bonnie Henderson's new book, The Next Tsunami: Living On A Restless Coast, explores how our understanding of seismic activity has changed over 50 years.

The End of the Tsunami Sirens in Tillamook County

OPB | Broadcast: Nov. 2, 2012

Tillamook County plans to stop the use of tsunami sirens in favor of other emergency alert tools.

Invasive Species Found On Japanese Dock

OPB | Broadcast: June 27, 2012

Scientists at Oregon State University have identified as many as 50 different species from the Japanese dock that washed up on Oregon's coast in early June.

Prepping for a Pacific NW Tsunami

OPB | Broadcast: March 12, 2012

Oregon State University's coastal hazards specialist Patrick Corcoran just returned from a disaster symposium in Japan. We'll get an update about what he learned and what lessons it holds for the Pacific Northwest.

Oregon's Japanese Community

OPB | Broadcast: March 21, 2011

We're talking to people in the Northwest who have deep connections to Japanese residents. What insight can they provide about news, needs and the human side of this natural disaster?


OPB | Broadcast: March 11, 2011

The Oregon coast faces a tsunami warning after a massive, deadly earthquake in Japan.

Is Oregon Prepared?

OPB | Broadcast: Dec. 3, 2008

Looking back at disasters in Oregon's past as well as preparing for the future.