A compendium of useful news and links.
Tips on HB-2001, the new legislation that mandates allowing middle housing types in residential zones.
Advice on strengthening your house in advance of an earthquake from San Leandro, CA.
A recent New Yorker Magazine article, The Really Big One, discusses the potential for a Cascadia Subduction Zone earthquake and its potential effects.
Skyline West Mitigation Analysis by Jeffrey A. Prechel. A paper about possible mitigation of fire and public safety issues in the Skyline West Neighborhood – in particular, the issue of a second road in and out of the neighborhood.
A website about seismic retrofitting of your house. Click here
Tsunami Evacuation Apps are available for iPhone and Android smart phones. Click here
A newly released report “Cascadia Subduction Zone Earthquakes: A Magnitude 9.0 Earthquake Scenario“is available here as a PDF file (3.5 MB). The press release about the report is available here as a PDF file.
Please note – many of the following links are taken directly from the Benton County Sheriff’s Office Emergency Services website.
- City of Corvallis Emergency Prepardness
- Benton County Sheriff’s Office Emergency Services
- Oregon Emergency Management
- California Office of Emergency Services
- Washington Office of Emergency Management
- Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)
Earthquake & Tsunami
- Cascadia Regional Earthquake Workgroup
- Institute for Business and Home Safety
- Oregon State Seismic Policy Commission
- Oregon Department of Geology and Mineral Industries
- West Coast and Alaska Tsunami Warning Center
- Benton County Sheriff
- Oregon Office of Emergency Management
- The Great Oregon ShakeOut
- Earthquake Country Alliance (California)
- Dept. of Homeland Security
- America’s PrepareAthon
- The Corvallis Fault
- Oregon Department of Forestry
- Oregon Office of the State Fire Marshall
- Oregon State University, Department of Forestry
- Keep Oregon Green Association
- Emergency Management Program
- Natural Hazards Center – University of Colorado at Boulder
- Oregon Natural Hazards Workgroup – University of Oregon
- Alaska ARES in the news