City Teaches Disaster Preparedness

EUGENE, Ore. — When disasters hit other parts of the country, like the floods in Colorado right now, many people realize they might not be very prepared if something of that magnitude ever hit their community. Eugene’s Emergency Management Office says when there’s a major catastrophe, first responders aren’t always able to help everyone. That’s … Continue reading »

Learning How to Prepare for Disasters

EUGENE, Ore. — Hundreds of people spent Saturday afternoon learning how to prepare for natural disasters. It was all part of an event put on at Alton Baker Park to raise awareness to the possibility of a disaster hitting the area. The Red Cross, Northwest Natural, and other disaster relief companies joined together to educate … Continue reading »

National Preparedness Month Event

EUGENE, Ore. — The two biggest potential natural disasters faced by Oregonians are flooding and the Cascadia Earthquake, which could strike at any time. Statistics show that many people aren’t prepared for these emergencies, which is why Northwest National is spearheading a statewide effort to educate the public on Saturday. According to the Community Emergency … Continue reading »