Tagged: Oregon

Cascadia Rising Exercise 2016: FEMA Prepares for the Next “Big One”

The Emergency Operations and Coordination Center (EOC/ECC) under FEMA (Federal Emergency Management Agency) along with all levels of government and private sector in Washington and Oregon will conduct a four day emergency management exercise called Cascadia Rising to simulate a field response to a Cascadia Subduction Zone catastrophic earthquake and tsunami....

Looking Back: The Portland Annual Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony Bomb Plot, November 26, 2010

Today, November 26, 2012, is the second anniversary of the foiled terrorist plot to bomb Portland’s annual Christmas tree lighting ceremony in Pioneer Courthouse Square. On that day in 2010, Mohamed Osman Mohamud, a naturalized US citizen from Mogadishu, Somalia, attempted to detonate a vehicle bomb near a packed Christmas...