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Oregon earthquake preparedness exercise will happen on the coast Wednesday

Posted on AllSides May 13th, 2024
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What officials are calling Oregon’s largest coastal earthquake preparedness exercise is scheduled to happen in Newport on Wednesday. State legislators, Lincoln County and Oregon Department of Human Services’ Office of Resilience and Emergency Management personnel will be on hand for the installation of evacuation assembly point equipment at Newport Municipal Airport. Evacuation assembly points are short-term locations for people to congregate in the event of emergencies, such as a Cascadia Subduction Zone earthquake, and an ensuing tsunami. Such evacuation assembly points provide locations for people to gather to gain access...

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