Tuesday, March 2, 2010

Portland-Area Counties Create Critical Infrastructure Protection Plan

Pacific Northwest Counties Collaborated to Create Critical Infrastructure Protection Plan
by Elaine Pittman, Emergency Management Magazine on February 22, 2010

Because of the risk of earthquakes and other threats to critical infrastructure and key resources (CIKR) — terrorist attacks, industrial accidents and other natural disasters — five Portland, Ore.-area counties collaborated beginning in 2006 to assess and identify the region’s critical infrastructure.