A major earthquake off the Pacific Northwest coast could happen at any time. OSU Extension is playing a critical role in helping Oregon's people and communities prepare for this predicted natural disaster.
What you need to know
When the Cascadia Earthquake occurs, services will be likely be interrupted for at least two weeks in western Oregon, if not longer. Oregonians can take steps to get ready by planning and preparing yourself and your community.
Explore a variety of methods for purifying and storing water for an extended emergency. Learn how to find or make safe water from additional sources. This publication is a companion piece for Oregon State University Extension ...
The Cascadia Earthquake, when it occurs, will cripple western Oregon's communications and infrastructure. These tips will help residents manage through what could be months of no electricity and other modern conveniences. This ...
This checklist is a companion piece for Oregon State University Extension Service’s free online training, Preparing for the Cascadia Subduction Zone Event. The training program is open to everyone. It includes videos, narrated ...
Glenda Hyde, Lynette Black, Lauren Kraemer |
Mar 2020 |
OSU Extension Catalog
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More preparedness resources
OSU Extension has a growing list of materials for Oregonians to prepare for the Cascadia Earthquake.