Landslide


Coast Guard Sector Anchorage participates in Alaska Shield 2014 disaster response exercise

I discovered the Alaska 2014 exercise at the end of March, while posting about the communications situation around the SB 530, Oso WA landslide. My background comes from surviving Hurricane Katrina and the failure of the Federal levees/floodwalls afterward which submerged 80% of New Orleans 8-29-05.  During that incredible disaster, our US Coast Guard became…


Local, State, and Federal partners continue working one-on-one with survivors of the State Route 530 Landslide in Oso, Washington

“We are determined to provide as much personalized attention as possible here to survivors of this heart-breaking tragedy,” said FEMA Federal Coordinating Officer Michael J. Hall. “Our goal is, when desired, to meet personally with each individual – whether they lost a loved one, their home or were severely impacted in some other way.” Three…


Mapping the Oso, WA landslide ~Bruce Biles

We’ve put up our initial interactive Disaster Map of the Oso, WA landslide. I call it “initial” as the whole process grows as we filter and analyze the data coming in about this tragic event. If anyone reading has GIS data, links, pics, videos, etc please feel free to shoot us an email at the…