Oregon Emergency Managment Association http://klcc.org en Financial Aid To Help Four Oregon Counties After February Ice Storm http://klcc.org/post/financial-aid-help-four-oregon-counties-after-february-ice-storm <p>Financial assistance is now available to repair utilities and roads in four Oregon counties after February's ice storm.&nbsp;</p><p>It's been two months since the ice storm hit the Willamette Valley. But residents and businesses are still paying the price. Recently, federal aid became available for Benton, Lane, Linn, and Lincoln counties after President Obama declared the storm a disaster on April 4<sup>th</sup>.</p><p>Oregon's Office of Emergency Management, or O.E.M., announced the Public Assistant Grant Program to help repair property and rebuild infrastructure.</p> Fri, 18 Apr 2014 00:41:48 +0000 Amanda Butt 11957 at http://klcc.org Financial Aid To Help Four Oregon Counties After February Ice Storm Before Disaster Strikes, It Pays To Prepare http://klcc.org/post/disaster-strikes-it-pays-prepare <p>When it comes to potential disasters in the Pacific Northwest, forest fires and floods are the most likely. Scientists at Oregon State University predict the Cascadia Earthquake--the “big one”-- will hit the region.&nbsp; It could be in the next five minutes or next century. KLCC’s Tiffany Eckert reports on regional disaster response efforts and how every citizen can prepare for a serious emergency.</p> Mon, 18 Nov 2013 02:40:11 +0000 Tiffany Eckert 3241 at http://klcc.org Before Disaster Strikes, It Pays To Prepare