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Supporting Assessments, Plans, and Documents

There are several supporting plans and documents that complement the State’s Comprehensive Emergency Management Plan.

Cascadia Playbook

Oregon’s Office of Emergency Management developed a Cascadia Playbook concept to serve as a reference guide for how state agencies across Oregon will coordinate efforts during a major disaster. A working draft was the starting point for our critical response partners to collaborate, vet and refine the content. This draft used existing Cascadia Plans as source content and reformatted the information into nine different plays sorted by Emergency Support Functions (ESFs). An updated draft is now available; however, a great deal more work and ongoing collaboration will ensure the Playbook captures feedback and refines its content via subject matter experts in their respective fields. The Playbook will not be considered complete for several years to come as state ESF partners develop implementation plans to support the action items.

Oregon Resilience Plan

In April 2011, the Oregon House of Representatives unanimously passed House Resolution 3 (sponsored by Rep. Deborah Boone, D-Cannon Beach), which directs Oregon Seismic Safety Policy Advisory Commission (OSSPAC) to “lead and coordinate preparation of an Oregon Resilience Plan that . . . makes recommendations on policy direction to protect lives and keep commerce flowing during and after a Cascadia (megathrust) earthquake and tsunami.” The Plan and recommendations were delivered to the Oregon Legislative Assembly on February 28, 2013.
An overview of Oregon’s planning effort, Richard A. Reed’s, President Obama Senior Director for Resilience Policy endorsement, Oregon Governor John Kitzhaber’s endorsement, and information on resilience planning are at these links: 

Volcano Coordination Plans

OEM, along with federal, state, and local partners, have developed volcano coordination plans. These coordination plans describe the roles and responsibilities of agencies in the event of a volcanic eruption in Oregon. These plans do not replace or take precedent over agencies’ emergency operations plans.