STANDING SPANS: The soon-to-be finished Tilikum Crossing and Sellwood Bridge are both built to withstand major earthquakes, as is the aerial tram.
The Japanese earthquake in 2011 generated tsunami waves up to 132 feet high, washing over areas in which nearly 300,000 people lived. Prepping Your HomeAs everyone that's been through an earthquake knows, things get shaken around.
If you think this may all sound like too much work, watch this video and see just how violent an earthquake can be. Your kit should be easily accessible and have enough supplies for you, your family and pets to survive for at least three days. Community Action Plan for Seismic SafetyThe purpose of the Community Action Plan for Seismic Safety (CAPSS) project is to provide the Department of Building Inspection a plan of action, or policy road map, to reduce earthquake risks.
The Bay Area Earthquake Alliance, which is composed of 183 member groups and organizations, coordinates earthquake awareness and preparedness activities throughout the San Francisco Bay Area. A 1998 bond allowed the Portland Fire Bureau to retrofit or rebuild all 30 of its facilities for the strongest earthquakes.

In this ongoing five-part series, we examine what would happen if zombies, nuclear weapons, cyber wars, earthquakes, or aliens actually destroyed our planet—and how you might survive.
These earthquakes will strike worldwide and lead to devastating fires, massive tsunamis, and the eruption of great volcanoes that will swallow up entire cities and destroy mankind once and for all. The Alliance is a part of the Earthquake Country Alliance, a statewide alliance linking organizations and individuals that provide earthquake information and services. Dare to PrepareEarthquake readiness campaign to raise earthquake awareness and encourage earthquake readiness in southern California. The only thing we can do is show which areas of the world are prone to unleashing earthquakes. Televisions, books, vases, paintings and glassware are all subject to the wrath of an earthquake. This handbook provides information about the threat posed by earthquakes in the San Francisco Bay region and explains how you can prepare for, survive, and recover from these inevitable events. The picture below shows 203,186 earthquakes (of magnitude 4.0 or larger) since 1898, with a glowing green hue painting a picture that becomes brighter with increasing magnitude.

This list can also be applied to other disasters, such as floods or wildfires (which can be brought on by major a major earthquake). Matthew 24:7 - For nation will rise against nation, and kingdom against kingdom, and there will be famines and earthquakes in various places. Revelation 11:13 - And at that hour there was a great earthquake, and a tenth of the city fell. Seven thousand people were killed in the earthquake, and the rest were terrified and gave glory to the God of heaven.

Information on tsunamis
Emergency response plan pdf
Severe weather alerts on your cell phone


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