Oregon Field Guide spent a year-and-a-half probing into the state of Oregon's preparedness, and found that when it comes to bridges, schools, hospitals, building codes and energy infrastructure, Oregon lags far behind many quake-prone regions of the country.

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Challenges To Your Home And Community

This is what your home and community could look like after a magnitude 9.0 earthquake.

This is what could happen to critical infrastructure — schools, hospitals, fire stations, etc. — across the state.

Get Prepared

The Stephens, an Oregon family, outside their North Portland home with their emergency preparedness kit.

The Stephens, an Oregon family, outside their North Portland home with their emergency preparedness kit.

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This is what you should have as a disaster emergency kit in your home.

Disaster experts recommend having evacuation kits ready as well.

 Action plans for your family and community

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