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Presenter: Bruce Johnson, ODOT Bridge Engineer

Event: Earthquake Preparedness Event
The Earthquake Engineering Research Institute (EERI) PSU Student Chapter hosted the annual "Earthquake Preparedness Event" on April 1, 2019. Bruce Johnson, ODOT Bridget Engineer, was the keynote presenter for the event. Download flyer here

[PDF] Disaster Preparedness Tokyo ("Tokyo Bosai")

A disaster preparedness manual developed for Tokyo households by the Tokyo Metropolitan Government is now available in English for free-download in PDF format. Follow the link and download chapter-by-chapter.

[Video] Panel Discussion: "Equity in Emergency Management"

Hosted by PSU's Institute of Portland Metropolitan Studies on January 29, 2019, panel members explored "equity in planning for, responding to, and recovering from natural and man-made emergencies" to "learn more about how equity is being integrated into emergency response and what more needs to be done."
Dr. Nishishiba, ICDR Co-Director, was one of the panel members.

[PDF] Resiliency 2025: Improving Our Readiness for the Cascadia Earthquake and Tsunami (2018)

In the policy agenda released on October 16, 2018, Oregon Gov. Kate Brown highlights six areas of key strategies in ensuring Oregon's preparedness against potential earthquake and tsunami events, by building on the 2013 Oregon Resilience Plan.

[PDF] Big Steps Before the Big One: How the Portland are can bounce back after a major earthquake (2017)

[Video] "Unprepared" - An Oregon Field Guide Special (OPB, 2015)

Producer Ed Jahn, along with his Oregon Field Guide team at OPB, explores Oregon's state of preparedness against earthquake and tsunami in his special documentary premiered on October 1, 2015. Check out OPB's Unprepared news series for more online resources and collection of reports.

[PDF] The Oregon Resilience Plan (2013)

The Oregon Seismic Safety Policy Advisory Commission (OSSPAC) led the development of a resilience plan, which was released in February of 2013. The report talks about the science and estimated impacts of the Cascadia subduction zone earthquake, and provides recommended actions needed.