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Posted on: May 13, 2015

[ARCHIVED] Oregonians Must Prepare for the Big One

resiliency throughout Oregon...so when nature's forces and Oregonians come together, we will be ready. Under Governor Kate Brown, the newly established Resilience Cabinet will coordinate state resources.

Its first project, the Oregon Rural Resilience Incubator, part of a federal grant application, builds resilience by rapid prototyping solutions possible in a rural community setting that can be replicated across the state. If funded, the first two communities to pilot the program will be Brookings, damaged by the 2011 Japan tsuanami, and Reedsport, which suffers from chronic flooding and high unemployment."

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