Remapping Oregon Tsunami Evacuation Zones

March 12, 2011 By Stacia Kalinoski EUGENE, Ore. — Communities across the Oregon coast headed for higher ground Friday morning after tsunami warnings were issued. But now an Oregon coastal geologist is revamping the way Oregon residents would evacuate their homes and businesses. Oregon coastal geologists have been making tsunami evacuation maps since the mid … Continue reading »

Tsunami Evacuation Drill Performed in Newport

NEWPORT, Ore. — Newport hasn’t experienced a serious earthquake and tsunami in more than 300 years. However, experts say they expect one will be coming some time soon. So on Wednesday, nearly 200 people in Newport found out exactly where they should go when the time comes. Emergency coordinators say if a tsunami and earthquake … Continue reading »

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