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Cascadia Rising looked at causeway ferry support

Cascadia Rising looked at causeway ferry support

Washington National Guard soldiers conduct loading and unloading procedures from a causeway ferry to provide support to those isolated in case of a Cascadia Subduction Zone event and subsequent tsunami. Cascadia Rising exercises the response forces of the Guard and other agencies.

Take small steps today to prepare

Take small steps today to prepare

We prepared during Cascadia Rising and you can take small steps to prepare, as well.

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