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Portland Bureau of Emergency Management

Readiness. Response. Recovery.

Phone: 503-823-4375

Fax: 503-823-3903

TDD: 503-823-3947

  • Portland releases proposal for retrofitting unreinforced masonry buildings vulnerable during an earthquake

  • The Mitigation Action Plan (MAP) The draft plan is open for public comment through September 15, 2016.

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Disaster risk reduction through leadership and coordination.

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  1. Aug 24

    BBC: Earthquake in central Italy leaves dozens dead

    News story posted to August 24, 2016.

  2. Aug 24

    Oregonian: Portland area emergency dispatch centers launch Text to 911 services

    News article posted to August 24, 2016.

  3. Aug 17

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  5. Aug 15

    JOB OPPORTUNITY: Exercise and Training Coordinator

    The deadline to apply is Monday, August 29, 2016 at 4:30 p.m.


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