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Portland Bureau of Emergency Management

Readiness. Response. Recovery.

Phone: 503-823-4375

Fax: 503-823-3903

TDD: 503-823-3947

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Disaster risk reduction through leadership and coordination.

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  1. Dec 9

  2. Dec 9

    Oregonian: Icy night gives way to rain or freezing drizzle for morning commute

    News story posted to December 9, 2016.

  3. Dec 7

    Oregonian: 'Unusually strong' winter storm rolls into Portland Thursday

    News story posted to December 7, 2016.

  4. Dec 2

  5. Nov 28

    Oregonian: 2 earthquakes recorded off Oregon coast

    News story posted to November 28, 2016.

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  • RT @NWSPortland: DANGER. Portland/Vancouver east into Columbia Gorge. Trees branches may break. Ice will drop to ground without warning. #p1 hour ago
  • RT @NWSPortland: Major icestorm continuing near Troutdale & Corbett tonight. Even trees in rest of PDX metro reaching breaking pt. Avoid wa… 12 hours ago
  • RT @PDXFire: There are reports of power lines down throughout the city. Please avoid all power lines & any metal those lines may be touchin… 13 hours ago

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