Running time: 55 min.
Below you can find Part 1 and 2.
The page numbers are the electric (vs. print out) number and not the true page numbers.
Today we focus on the Coastal Communities and Critical buildings. Such as schools, government buildings and hospitals.
Picture of Seaside pg72
Click here for the link to the Oregon Resilience Plan. These podcast are based off that report.
“The vulnerability of coastal communities to tsunami hazards varies, with the most concentrated
exposure being on the northern Oregon coast (as indicated in Figure 3.3). Within the tsunami inundation zone, practically all of the 22,000 permanent residents — along with an equal or greater number of second home owners — who survive the tsunami will be instantly displaced (Wood, 2007).
The visitor population presents a great challenge, because visitors tend to congregate in the tsunami inundation zone and have the least knowledge of where and how to evacuate. Moreover, those that survive will put extreme pressure on local relief efforts, which must provide for their initial welfare.” pg73
Graph of Land in Danger Zone Pg 75 Continue reading
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I wanted to embrace the whole, “December 21st, end of the world.” The best way I thought of was to post my favorite disaster songs. Advance apologies, if the end of the world does come
MC Frontalot: Disaster
Act II. Molten lava is chasing them around.
Big blue bolts of lightning spring up from underground.
But our hero and his team have some hope for a cure:
“If we can just get this crew into the center of the earth,
We can install a nuclear device then detonate it.
My findings indicate that this will stave off devastation.”
Click here for the Lyrics
click here for the video
The below information comes directly from Portland Preparedness Center:
We have family on the east coast, and I think just about everyone in America is connected to someone who is directly affected by this disaster. Many small towns and communities have been devastated. There are millions affected who are not being talked about on the news and though we cannot help everyone we sure can try. Continue reading
5.8 OFF THE COAST OF OREGON.
http://earthquake.usgs.gov/earthquakes/map : Real time earthquakes worldwide
Preliminary Earthquake ReportMagnitude
Date-Time11 Apr 2012 08:38:38 UTC
11 Apr 2012 14:38:38 near epicenter
11 Apr 2012 00:38:38 standard time in your timezone
Location 2.348N 93.072E
Depth 33 km
Distances 431 km (268 miles) SW (216 degrees) of Banda Aceh, Sumatra, Indonesia
962 km (598 miles) W (265 degrees) of KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia
http://earthquake.usgs.gov/earthquakes/recenteqsww/Quakes/usc000905e.php Continue reading