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Portland Bureau of Emergency Management

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Phone: 503-823-4375

Fax: 503-823-3903

TDD: 503-823-3947

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  1. Jan 26

    316 Years Ago Today: The Great Cascadia Subduction Zone Earthquake

    Blog posted to portlandoregon.gov/novick January 26, 2016.

  2. Jan 25

    PBEM’s annual report now available

    Read PBEM’s progress report on what the bureau did in 2015.

  3. Jan 25

    Oregonian: Alaska quake upgraded to magnitude 7.1; aftermath destroyed four homes

    News story posted to oregonlive.com January 24, 2016.

  4. Jan 22

    Oregonian: Kate Brown appoints Oregon's first earthquake-safety officer

    News story posted to oregonlive.com January 22, 2016.

  5. Jan 20

    AP: Emergency planners work on playbooks for the deadly Big One

    News story posted to bigstory.ap.org January 20, 2016.

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