The Great Oregon ShakeOut aims to get people thinking about the concrete ways we can all prepare for earthquakes.
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OSU is ignoring the advice of some of its ocean scientists by building a $50 million research center in Newport's tsunami zone.
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The Seaside School Board unanimously approved a bond measure Thursday to build a new campus outside the tsunami zone.
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In 1960, all of Chile shook violently for more than 10 minutes. That quake along the western coast of South America was so big it changed the way people see the world.
A new analysis suggests that massive earthquakes on northern sections of the Cascadia Subduction Zone are somewhat more frequent than has been believed in the past.
The massive earthquake expected to disrupt life in the Northwest sometime in the next 50 years has become a popular topic for national media.
For immigrants and refugees in Oregon, it can be even more difficult to prepare for the upcoming Cascadia earthquake.
Making the documentary "Unprepared" taught Oregon Field Guide producer Ed Jahn that in the aftermath of a megaquake, you're really on your own.
Do you know what you absolutely need to survive the first few days after a big earthquake, or if a wildfire forced you to evacuate? Maybe it’s your medication, a water filter, or some decent instant coffee.
Scientists tell us our region is going to experience a subduction zone earthquake and tsunami. It will be so disruptive, it will change the region forever.
Community can be just as important to emergency planning as food and water supplies.
In the event that you end up without a place to shelter after a major earthquake, a mobile "go-kit" should be part of your scenario planning.
As the households participating in OPB's "Living Off Your Quake Kit" weekend settled in Saturday, they began cooking their first meals with their emergency supplies.
In spite of John Stephens' disaster readiness experience, in 2013, when the family was living in China, his wife Megan felt vulnerable and powerless when they were caught in a magnitude 6.6 earthquake.
Advanced engineering and a location just outside of the tsunami zone allowed the Ishinomaki Red Cross Hospital in Japan to survive the 9.0 magnitude earthquake of March 11, 2011.
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If you are preparing an emergency kit for a natural disaster, you probably know to include nonperishable food and first-aid kits. But what else?
Everybody know it's coming. But can towns along the coast be ready in time? Here's what Seaside, Waldport and Yachats are doing to try.
Oral traditions of people native to the Pacific Northwest and lots of scientific data point clearly to a major earthquake along the Cascadia Subduction Zone in 1700, and another one is looming.