Cascadia earthquake preparedness tips at April 20 webinar

April 13, 2021

PRESS RELEASE- ASTORIA FIRE DEPARTMENT

Have your Cascadia earthquake preparations stalled out or maybe you just don’t know where to start? Disaster preparedness experts from Oregon State University Extension will be offering five engaging, interactive 30-minute webinars this year to help you become more aware and prepared. The first session, Action Steps to prepare for a disaster led by Glenda Hyde and Lynette Black will be on April 20, 2021 at 6:00 p.m. The link to this webinar is https://oregonstate.zoom.us/j/93279867957

These free Zoom sessions are hosted by City of Astoria Fire Department. For more preparedness information see Clatsop County Emergency Management web page at https://www.co.clatsop.or.us/em and OSU’s resource page at https://extension.oregonstate.edu/cascadia-earthquake-preparedness.

Additional training dates are listed below and more information will be provided a week or two prior to these trainings:

June 15: Family Disaster /Communication Plans

August 17: Water and Food Storage for Disasters

October 12: Living without power and modern conveniences

December 14: Dealing with Stress Management

If you have any questions please contact:

Dan Crutchfield, Fire Chief

City of Astoria Fire Department

503-298-2520

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