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Hazards

At the beach, winter storms strip away sand covering a buried forest. A road-cut reveals massive...
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Earthquakes An earthquake is defined as the "perceptible trembling to violent...
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Floods Floods are a common hazard in Oregon. The damaging effects of a flood can be local or...
According to the FEMA FAQ website, a 100-year flood is defined as: The term "100-year...
Climate change. The debate continues on whether we are in the midst of a marked change in climate...
"Climate change refers to a change in the state of the climate that can be identified (e.g. using...
  Getting Involved with Community Wildfire Protection Planning   Many jurisdictions in Oregon...
Coastal erosion is a natural process that continually affects the Oregon coast. Erosion becomes a...
Land management agencies, fire service professionals, and communities facing the threat of...
Over the past decade, large numbers of people have migrated to Oregon and settled in areas where ...

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