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Mamma Mia – Keep her safe in an Earthquake

Mother’s Day is this weekend. What if a giant earthquake hit at brunch? I love my mother. One of the first things I’d want to do when the Big One hits is make sure I know where she is and that she’s safe. I’m not saying that my mother can’t take care of herself in a major earthquake, she raised me and made it this far just fine, but it’s important to me that I know she has food, water, a safe place, and is prepared for a major disaster.…

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Spring Break and the Really Big Earthquake

It’s time for Spring Break! For many, Spring Break is the start of the family road trip season in the Pacific Northwest. Taking the kids and the pets to the Pacific Coast, or up to the Cascades in early Spring is one of the great joys of living in this part of the country. While just preparing for a road trip with a car kit is important, if you are vacationing anywhere from Northern California to British Columbia, making sure you’re prepared for a 9.0 mega earthquake to strike while…

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Hey Baby – What’s Shakin’?

With Valentine’s Day coming up, I’m sure you might be able to think of a few reasons to want to feel the earth move. Unless you are at the level of Don Juan De Marco or a Scarlett Johansson you probably haven’t ever experienced anything like a 9.0 mega earthquake. Good News! 317 years ago the entire Pacific Northwest shook like a 1970’s waterbed, and we are overdue for the Big One. So you could very easily get your chance. Any day. Any minute. Gay, Straight, Single, Married, or Partnered…

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Driving through A Winter Wonderland

Looking to hit the Road for the Thanksgiving Holiday? Resilient NW has a ton of great tips for being prepared for any road trip Make sure your car is prepared. Have a car kit Check the route Oregon Trip Check – https://www.tripcheck.com/Pages/RCMap.asp Washington State DOT  – http://www.wsdot.com/traffic/ BC Highway Cams – http://images.drivebc.ca/bchighwaycam/pub/html/www/index-Northern.html Have fun!   View in FEMA Multimedia Library  

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