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Pacific County presents earthquake roadshow

 

March 30, 2017



On April 12, the Pacific County Emergency Management Agency and the Washington Emergency Management Division will conduct an Earthquake and Tsunami Roadshow.

The show includes presentations about earthquake and tsunami risk, actions one can take to be prepared (including tsunami evacuation planning), and information about whole community notifications. Interpretation services will be available for residents who speak Spanish.

Presenters will include, Dr. Brian Atwater from the USGS, Ted Buehner, from the National Weather Service, Tim Walsh, Assistant State Geologist, Washington DNR, Corina Forson, Chief Hazard Geologist, Washington DNR, and Maximilian Dixon, Earthquake/Tsunami Program Manager, WA EMD.

The show will be presented in Ilwaco at the Ilwaco Community Center, 158 1st Ave North (US 101), Ilwaco, 1:30-3:30 p.m. The second will be held at Peninsula Senior Center, 21603 Pacific Way, Ocean Park, 6-8:30p.m.

For additional information please contact AmeriCorps Service Member Jeffrey Davis at AmeriCorpsVolunteer@co.pacific.wa.us or at (360) 875-9300 extension 2548.

 

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