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It's not fantasy it's science!

I can't tell you how many conversations I have talked myself blue in the face to convince someone that a catastrophic earthquake happening in the North West is not fantasy it's science.

Admittedly, I have had the benefit of taking university courses in which I spent months studying the Cascadia Subduction Zone and the fascinating science behind it.

In my university days there was scant public information on the Cascadia Subduction Zone. Fortunately, the media, government and other organizations have since kicked public education into high gear. All you need to do is Google "Cascadia Subduction Zone" and you will find thousands of articles, sources and results from various credible sources detailing everything you need to be convinced this threat is something everyone should be taking seriously.

The information gap has now flipped. Instead of few resources to learn about the Cascadia Subduction Zone the abundance has made it almost overwhelming.

We are here to get you started. 

OPB does an excellent job of boiling the science down to a digestible read for the average person with a collection of articles you can find here

For preparedness planning the 2 Weeks Ready campaign from the Oregon Office of Emergency Management is an informative read with practical tips and information everyone should read.

Living on Shaking Ground - How to survive earthquakes and tsunamis in Oregon

To learn about the recovery scenarios and efforts of Oregon you should start with the Oregon Resilience Plan