New Tsunami Inundation Maps

This week the Oregon Department of Geology and Mineral Industries released three new tsunami inundation maps. The three Oregon coast maps are for: Manzanita-Nehalem Nehalem East Rockaway Beach  What I […]

Shaking up Earthquake Preparedness Month

What a day! A 8.6 magnitude earthquake off the coast of Sumatra island (Indonesia) with a 8.2 aftershock, then a 5.9 earthquake off the Southern Oregon coast, and then a […]

Friday Final Cut

With the activities across the Pacific over the past 24 hours, a lot of Red Cross news and stories of incredible volunteers are making their way across the internet. Here […]

Tsunami Tips and Resources

(EDIT: The Tsunami threat appears to be over. However, the potential for strong aftershocks could result in more activity. If you are in a Tsunami Hazard zone, it is advisable […]

Timeline of Disaster Relief (1936)

When one hears about all of the activities the Red Cross is in the process of undertaking internationally, one can’t help but question what would happen if disaster struck here. […]

Double Red Donation Program Expands!

A reporter from KCBY in North Bend participated as one of the first double red donors on the Southern Oregon Coast this week, as the program expands state wide. Double […]

New Oregon Tsunami Warning System Unveiled

When a devastating tsunami struck Indonesia in 2004, many were saved because of an unexpected phenomenon: elephants on the coast bolted from their pens and headed inland, en masse. As […]

The “Perfect” Reminder

Indonesia earthquake. Samoa tsunami. Philippines typhoon. Atlanta floods. Disasters can happen any time, any where. Are you ready? Last night, NOAA issued a tsunami advisory for the Oregon Coast. It […]