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How To Prepare Water For The Cascadia Quake

OPB | Sept. 1, 2016 6 a.m. | Portland

Individuals could be on their own for two weeks after the Cascadia Subduction Zone quake. Make sure you're prepared by having enough water ready. 

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Be Prepared For, Not Scared Of 'The Really Big One'

OPB | July 17, 2015 2:10 p.m. | PORTLAND, Ore.

The New Yorker article “The Really Big One” triggered a wave of emotional reactions across our region. Now state officials want us to stop worrying and start getting ready.

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Plan For The Unexpected With An Evacuation Kit

OPB | May 17, 2015 9:30 a.m.

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.

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How To Safely Turn Off Utilities After A Disaster

OPB | May 15, 2015 2:45 p.m.

In the wake of a natural disaster like an earthquake, the natural gas, water and electricity in a home become potentially serious threats to health and well-being.

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Preparing Your Home For A Megaquake

OPB | May 4, 2015 midnight

Surviving a megaquake in the Northwest is about more than having enough food and water. In the moments after the shaking stops, treating injuries and finding a safe shelter are paramount.