Oregon Tsunami Worries – Less High Ground

New maps show there’s less high ground than previously thought for refuge from the most serious earthquake and tsunami projected along Oregon’s northwest coast, leaving city officials unsettled. Oregon geology … Read More

Two dead as quake shakes northern India

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China’s Sichuan mourns quake dead a week on

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Disaster Lessons From China

Beijing — China, which annually faces almost every disaster possible – including earthquakes, floods, cyclones and landslides – is doing something right in the field of disaster risk reduction (DRR), … Read More