The Great Oregon ShakeOut: What You Need To Know
The Great Oregon ShakeOut aims to get people thinking about the concrete ways we can all prepare for earthquakes.
Scientists Frustrated OSU Will Build $50M Research Center In Tsunami Zone
OSU is ignoring the advice of some of its ocean scientists by building a $50 million research center in Newport's tsunami zone.
What Holds Us Back From Being Prepared For A Disaster?
We know a Cascadia Subduction Zone earthquake isn't a matter of "if," but "when." So, why do we put off preparing for it?
What Is The Future Of Coastal Communities After A Megaquake?
A look at what water infrastructure can tell us about the survival of coastal communities after what could be the largest natural disaster in American history.
Could Some Coastal Towns 'Cease To Exist' After Megaquake?
In a radio special as part of OPB's "Unprepared" series, we explore what water infrastructure can tell us about the survival of coastal communities after what could be the largest natural disaster in American history.
The 1st Preparedness Commandment: Know Thy Neighbor
Community can be just as important to emergency planning as food and water supplies.
Plan For The Unexpected With An Evacuation Kit
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.
Stephens Family: 'You Have To Keep Practicing It'
What would the Stephens family do if they were separated by a major earthquake? Megan asks the kids what they’d do if they were on their way home on the bus when a disaster struck.
As Disaster Scenario Starts, Participants See Gaps In Planning
While the earthquake wasn't real, the families participating in the dry run of the "Living Off Your Quake Kit" made it as close to reality as they could — and quickly found some of their preparation plans were lacking.
Quake May Be Fake, But Reactions Are Real For Oregon Households
On Friday night, four Oregon households began a weekend-long test of their disaster readiness. They'll spend the next two days taking on various earthquake-related challenges and seeing how well their supplies hold up during OPB's "Living Off Your Quake Kit" drill.