This presentation is part of the Cape Perpetua Speaker Series, hosted by the Cape Perpetua Collaborative.
The natural beauty of Oregon comes with the hazard of the Cascadia Subduction Zone earthquake and tsunami. Althea Rizzo will show you how to get started on preparing for Cascadia. You are probably more prepared than you think.
ABOUT THE SPEAKER
Dr. Althea Rizzo joined Oregon Emergency Management in 2008 as the Geologic Hazards Program Coordinator after completing a one year National Weather Service-funded program as Tsunami Coordinator for the City of Lincoln City. She is a member of the National Tsunami Hazard Mitigation Program and serves as the co-chair of the Warning Subcommittee. She is a member of the Cascadia Region Earthquake Workgroup and is the co-chair of the Education and Mitigation Subcommittee. She has successfully implemented outreach programs for seismic hazards such as earthquakes and tsunamis. Dr. Rizzo has been a frequent instructor and lecturer on hazard mitigation, risk reduction and outreach program design and implementation.