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Emergency Preparedness Manager, Security Services, Portland Public Schools
Published: 30 April 2017

The Pacific Northwest experiences a subduction zone earthquake every 230 years. There is a 37 percent chance of a subduction earthquake occurring in the next 50 years. 

When the next one comes, the loss of life and property will likely will catastrophic.

Topics of Discussion:

  • The risks and impacts of a Cascadia subduction zone earthquake
  • What you can do to prepare in your home, community and school

Childcare Provided:

  • For school-aged children 
  • Age-appropriate preparedness activities for ages K-3


  • Roosevelt High School, 6941 N Central St, Portland, OR 97203
  • New auditorium, entrance on N. Ida & N. Hudson


  • May 2, 6:00 - 7:00 p.m. 


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