Shockwave: Surviving North America's Biggest Disaster

Sometime in the future a powerful earthquake and tsunami will devastate the Pacific Northwest. The Cascadia Subduction Zone is a crack in the ocean floor from California to British Columbia.
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Overview

Sometime in the future a powerful earthquake and tsunami will devastate the Pacific Northwest. The Cascadia Subduction Zone is a crack in the ocean floor from California to British Columbia. It is nearly identical to the fault that ruptured off Sumatra in December 2004, killing hundreds of thousands. What are cities and towns from Vancouver to Sacramento doing to prepare for this natural disaster?

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Shockwave: Surviving North America’s Biggest Disaster

01: Shockwave: Surviving North America’s Biggest Disaster

Sometime in the future a powerful earthquake and tsunami will devastate the Pacific Northwest. The Cascadia Subduction Zone is a crack in the ocean floor from California to British Columbia. It is nearly identical to the fault that ruptured off Sumatra in December 2004, killing hundreds of thousands. What are cities and towns from Vancouver to Sacramento doing to prepare for this natural disaster?

90 min