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PDX Quake Preparedness Resources Online

Water storage barrels, screw top, for sale in Portland:

http://www.waterbarrelspdx.com/Home_Page.html

OPB special on the Cascadia earthquake: Unprepared

http://www.opb.org/news/series/unprepared/

PBEM (Portland Bureau of Emergency Management)
has posted 17 videos about preparedness, accessible here:

https://www.portlandoregon.gov/pbem/article/400345
These videos are required viewing for NET volunteers.

The NET training video on UTILITIES is here:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CXA_-P1rHdU&feature=youtu.be
On utilities from Unprepared:

http://www.opb.org/news/series/unprepared/how-to-safely-turn-off-utilities-after-a-disaster/

Gabriel Park is a BEECN (Communication Node) location:

https://www.portlandoregon.gov/pbem/59630

Sign up for Portland Emergency Alerts here:

http://www.publicalerts.org

Join a Portland Neighhood Emergency Team (NET) and get free training:

https://www.portlandoregon.gov/pbem/31667

The CERT program overlaps with the NET program:

https://www.publicalerts.org/community-emergency-response-teams-cert-neighborhood-emergency-teams-net

On Forming a CERT (community emergency response team).

http://www.fema.gov/community-emergency-response-teams

Living on Shaky Ground, a print publication on inform preparedness

On seismic retrofitting houses, creating a preparedness kit

http://www.oregon.gov/omd/oem/plans_train/earthquake/shakygroundmagazine_final.pdf

Cascadia Subduction Zone plan

State level document for perspective

http://www.oregon.gov/OMD/OEM/Pages/plans_train/CSZ.aspx

Oregon OEM earthquake awareness page

http://www.oregon.gov/OMD/OEM/Pages/plans_train/earthquake.aspx

For Teens: Without Warning comic book ; Go-Kit Passport

Portland’s Earthquake Response Appendix

for info on local community response

https://www.portlandoregon.gov/pbem/article/382005

Portland Bureau of Emergency Management’s

webpage called “Preparedness Resources”

Click here or visit https://www.portlandoregon.gov/pbem/46475?

Pet Owners: Portland has one of the highest rates of pet ownership in the nation.

Prepare your family and pets!

Click here or visit https://www.portlandoregon.gov/pbem/63348

Annual quake drills: Shakeout

http://www.shakeout.org

PBEM (Portland Bureau of Emergency Management)

(5o3) 823-4375

Prep Oregon
A volunteer organization with many good resources for helping people get ready for anything.

http://www.preporegon.org

State level Questions: call Zachary Swick

Emergency Preparedness Planner, NIMS Program Coordinator

Operations and Preparedness Section, Oregon Military Department

Office of Emergency Management

Tel: (5o3) 378-2911 Ext. 22233, Fax: (5o3) 373-7833

zach dot swick at state.or.us

EARTHQUAKE WAKEUP ARTICLE: THE FIRST FIVE MINUTES

About what you might expect immediately after a quake

http://motherboard.vice.com/read/first-five-minutes-big-one-earthquake

About the rest of that same day, with a little bit about the NET system

http://motherboard.vice.com/read/neighborhood-emergency

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