This bilingual Japanese-English children's book tells the true story of a boat owned by a Rikuzentakata, Japan high school that floated to Crescent City, California after the March 2011 tsunami. Crescent City High School students cleaned the boat helped return it to the Rikuzentakata school. Beautifully illustrated, this book will trigger interest in earthquakes, tsunamis, and ocean processes.
by Cascadia Region Earthquake Workgroup (CREW). 28-page PDF, 4 MB.
by DOGAMI. Longer version (in PDF format) of the PowerPoint presentation shown at recent earthquake and tsunami awareness rallies up and down the Oregon coast. 66-page PDF, 5 MB.
by Oregon Seismic Safety Policy Advisory Commission (OSSPAC), 242 p.+ appendices PDF. This Plan makes recommendations on policy direction to protect lives and keep commerce flowing during and after a Cascadia (megathrust) earthquake and tsunami.” The Plan and recommendations were delivered to the Oregon Legislative Assembly February 28, 2013. Executive Summary (8 p. PDF).
by Oregon Distant Tsunami Working Group, 72 p. This effort brings together stakeholders
from local, state, and federal agencies to better prepare Oregon for a distant tsunami
Get notified when an earthquake occurs, prepare your family and home, find help and let others know you are safe even if the power is out. From your mobile phone, call "**REDCROSS" (**73327677) and Red Cross will send you a link to download the app to your phone or you can download the app directly from the iTunes or Google Play app stores.
Understanding how the Tohoku, Japan earthquake and tsunami happened - and why it can happen here. 16-page PDF, 8.3 MB.
Create a record of your important medical and contact information in one handy location. From Oregon Emergency Management.
This guidebook provides a concise overview of the notification process used to send tsunami alerts to public information broadcasters, local jurisdictions and the public. It includes a Tsunami Warning Flow Chart that shows how information is sent to broadcasters, a contact list of tsunami experts who can provide credible tsunami information during a tsunami event, and Oregon coastal community evacuation maps of regions most susceptible to tsunamis.
Here's a "Quake-Up" call for everyone living in the Pacific Northwest! We're due for a really, really big earthquake in the near future that would be larger than the Hatian and Chilean earthquakes combined. 2-minute OregonGeogology YouTube video.
Oregon Emergency Management provides this PDF guide, based on California's "Living on Shaky Ground" publication, to help you learn about what you can expect and how you can prepare.
33-slide Microsoft PowerPoint file (13 MB, Earthquake-Basics.pptx)
22-slide Microsoft PowerPoint file (14 MB, Tsunami-Basics.pptx)
Full publication includes report, map plates, GIS data set, time histories, and animations. Report only.