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Understanding your hazards

Geological and Environmental Hazards:

  • Portland Bureau of Emergency Management (PBEM) > https://www.portlandoregon.gov/pbem/53899
    Provides information on local hazards such as; hazards, winter weather, floods, earthquakes, volcanoes, tsunamis, fire, heat, landslides, terrorism and others

  • Oregon Department of Geology and Mineral Industries (DOGAMI) > http://www.oregongeology.org/hazvu/
    Statewide geohazards viewer. It's a bit tricky navigating this map, but it you enter your address you can view different hazard layers that might affect you.

Home/Business/School Hazards:

  • Earthquake Home Hazard Hunt (FEMA 528)
    This poster provides visuals and descriptions so that homeowners can identify and fix at-risk areas of their homes to reduce future earthquake damage and disruption.

  • School Hazards Hunt and Game (FEMA)
    This game is to create an interactive tool which engages young children to learn about earthquake hazard mitigation.

How to prepare for different local hazards: