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Meeting tonight to detail the nation’s first tsunami vertical-evacuation structure being built in Ocosta
Prime Minister Shinzo Abe pledged to boost rebuilding efforts as the country marked the third anniversary Tuesday of a devastating earthquake and tsunami that left nearly 19,000 people dead, destroyed coastal communities and triggered a nuclear crisis.
Tuesday March 11, 2014 marks the 3rd anniversary of the Japanese earthquake & tsunami. Today, Japan is still searching for answers on what to do with the evacuees and the climbing rates of suicide of those affected. Chuck Wallace with the Grays Harbor County Emergency Management Agency says this event COULD happen here. The impacts are unimaginable and ongoing. If the most prepared country in the world still suffers from the tsunami after 3 years, how much of an impact would it present to the U.S.?
Please read the following article from the Japan Times.
As survivors gather to pray for the souls of their relatives and friends at memorial services, some communities have chosen to commemorate the event in advance to avoid the media attention. - Kyodo, Staff Report March 10, 2014
All Hazard Alert Broadcast sirens will again blare the familiar Westminster Chimes and a brief voice message at noon today. After failing their monthly test last Monday, technicians accidentally fired the AHAB sirens Tuedsay morning. Chuck Wallace with the county’s emergency management agency tells us had there been an actual emergency the state EMD could have also triggered the sirens. Wallace said they plan to trigger another test, consisting of the Westminster Chimes and a brief voice message, Monday at noon.
ABERDEEN, Wash. – The Citizen Disaster Exercise scheduled for tomorrow has been postponed. Deputy Director of Emergency Management Chuck Wallace confirmed a posting on facebook by the Grays Harbor Citizen Corps. It stated that due to logistical issues, the exercise at the Grays Harbor College has been postponed.
Wallace apologized for the late notice but circumstances dictate the change. The event will be held in the next month or two. All will be notified of the new date and time in the near future.
Montesano, Wash. - The Grays Harbor County Emergency Management Agency reports they are getting great turnout to an online survey asking the county how they’re doing, and what they could do better.
Chuck Wallace tells us they’re asking residents to fill out a quick survey with questions ranging from how you get your news, to if.. and how soon, you could evacuate in an emergency. The survey will shut down after Labor Day.
Take a minute to fill out the survey here: https://t.co/WUE0Xob6F3