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Eugene, OR 97401
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Forrest Chambers
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Earthquake

Be Informed, Be Prepared
Planning, preparing and providing for the prevention, mitigation and management of emergencies or disasters that present a threat to the lives and property of the citizens of Eugene. Video; Prepararse Tiene Sentido
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 EARTHQUAKE PREPAREDNESS INFORMATION


UPCOMING EVENTS:
          
        
August 6th, The Science of Earthquake Preparedness 7-9pm Straub Hall, University of Oregon.

The recent New Yorker magazine article, “The Really Big One,” about the possibility of a magnitude 9.0 earthquake in the Pacific Northwest has sparked intense public interest in earthquake science and emergency preparedness. University of Oregon geologists Rebecca Dorsey and Douglas Toomey will host a public forum to explain the science behind earthquake preparedness, answer common questions and detail the potential risks to residents of the region. Panelists will discuss the types of earthquakes that occur in the Pacific Northwest, and the history of the Cascadia subduction zone, as well as recent advances toward regional preparedness and efforts to expand a West Coast Earthquake Early Warning System. Additionally, it will provide: - Likely scenarios for a major regional earthquake – An examination of how scientists study earthquakes and develop probability models – Tips on preparedness 

More details can be found here: http://earthquake.uoregon.edu/


Other resources available:
FEMA:

Earthquake Safety Guide for Homeowners
Build your Kit: www.ready.gov or State Resources
Oregon Public Broadcasting (OPB):
Unprepared - Will we be ready for the megaquake?
American Red Cross: Earthquake Mobile App
Receive alerts and notifications when an earthquake occurs, prepare your family and home, find help and let others know you are safe even if the power is out – a must have for anyone who lives in an earthquake-prone area or has loved ones who do.

CENS Alert Me
Would you want to be notified in the event of an emergency via cell phone? CENS ALERT ME is for you!

Some of the many uses of this system includes: tsunami warnings, emergency evacuations, natural disaster alerts, missing child alerts, hazardous materials alerts, and neighborhood emergencies. Watch this informational video for more info. You can sign up for CENS Alert Me at www.lcog.org/alertme.

For Current Weather Information
National Weather Service - NWS Portland
Eugene Area Power Outage Info