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Tsunami evacuation drill set for Waldport’s Bayshore area

Posted: Tuesday, May 14th, 2013


Yachats Fire Chief Frankie Petrick assists a pair of curious Lincoln County residents interested in tsunami evacuation maps of the area that were made available to the public during Thursday’s Tsunami Readiness Rally at Waldport High School. The event was a precursor for Saturday’s evacuation drill for residents of the Bayshore, Sandpiper and Seafarer neighborhoods in Waldport.(Photo by Dennis Anstine)


Getting residents of the central Oregon coast to take seriously the possibility of a high-magnitude earthquake and its destruction isn’t an easy task, says Peter Ovington, a tsunami outreach specialist for the state.

For the complete article see the 05-15-2013 issue.

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