Every year, residents and businesses owners along the Oregon
coast are reminded of the threat of winter storms and natural disasters. In
2007, wind gusts of 125 mph tore off roofs, crinkled signs, and shut power off
for days. Although Lincoln County rebounded quickly, tens of millions of dollars
in damage were seen throughout the coast. One estimate totals $70 million.
Windstorms, icy roads, floods, landslides, earthquakes, and tsunamis are a
continual threat to Lincoln County households, local businesses and our economy.
This webpage includes information that can help all us better prepare for,
and bounce back from, any sort of natural or human caused disaster. We've
included simple and critical steps that you can take to become better prepared
to weather & recover from any disaster.
|DID YOU KNOW?
• There have been 14,000 known earthquakes in Oregon within the past 160
• A landslide closed 101 for 3 months in 2000.
• 9,500 landslides were reported in Oregon during the winter of
Is your business prepared for these threats?
There are easy steps any business owner can take to become better prepared for
any kind of disaster.
Planning ahead includes knowing the risks facing your business, creating a
business continuity plan, protecting critical resources, and safeguarding