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“…I have also become convinced that the resilience dividend is real and achievable, and provides great opportunities to improve lives and livelihoods in the good times as well.” – Judith RodinThe Resilience DividendWhat do the towns... Read More
While the anticipated Cascadia earthquake gives us a specific reason to prepare, history reminds us that plans put in place now could well be activated for other unexpected events. Within the last few years, Oregon and Northern California... Read More
Recent disasters have underscored the importance of preparation and resilience in a catastrophic event. A lot of that attention came after megaquakes in Chile in 2010 and Japan in 2011. Oregonians need to get busy getting ready, says... Read More
Many of you have heard about it. Some of you may have even seen it. The elephant … sitting quietly … in the corner of the room.The elephant is, of course, just a metaphor. A metaphor for one of the largest, most powerful events on the... Read More
No one likes to think that he or she will ever experience a catastrophic event — a natural or manmade disaster that puts lives and communities at risk. Yet we’ve seen it happen again and again — Superstorm Sandy, Hurricane Katrina, the... Read More