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FEMA: Cascadia Rising Mock Media Simulation


This video is not real. It's part of the Cascadia Rising exercise run by the Washington State Department of Emergency Management. This is merely a test. Visit https://mil.wa.gov/cascadia-rising for additional information.



Additional resources:

Background Information:

The Tsunami Could Kill Thousands. Can They Build An Escape?, The New York Times, by Mike Baker, 7 February 2022.

 Massive Earthquake Is Coming to Cascadia — And It Can’t Be Stopped, Atlas Obscura, by Kaitlyn Schwalje, 25 August 2020.

The Really Big One, The New Yorker, by Kathryn Schulz, 13 July 2015.

Washington State Bridge Resiliency Assessment.  How will you get there?  Bridges and overpasses may not survive a major earthquake.  See this interactive map to view the bridges and overpasses in your area.  The “Layer List” (upper right corner) lets you select potential damage or how long it will take to reopen.

Cascadia Rising 2022 Outreach Program.

Washington State 2020-2022 Multi-Year Training and Exercise Plan.

Cascadia Rising 2022 Concept & Objectives.

Cascadia Rising 2022 Planning Underway.

Cascadia Rising 2022 Updates.

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