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Portland Bureau of Emergency Management

Readiness. Response. Recovery.

Phone: 503-823-4375

Fax: 503-823-3903

TDD: 503-823-3947

Emergency Operations

  • Portland's Emergency Coordination Center - Fall 2013

PBEM provides support for the City's elected leaders and senior executives during emergencies. The Emergency Operations section develops and maintains critical relationships through the City's Disaster Policy Council (DPC) and Emergency Management Steering Committee (EMSC). This program is also responsible for maintaining and operating the City's Emergency Coordination Center (ECC) and related infrastructure. Construction is currently underway on a new City ECC with an expected completion date in the fall of 2013.


SFC Jerome F. Sears Army Reserve Center

Information about the City's west side emergency operations facility.

Portland's Emergency Coordination Center Project

Site hosted by Emerick Construction with information about the construction of the City's new Emergency Coordination Center (ECC).

Heartbleed Security Notice

A serious security vulnerability known as "Heartbleed" was recently discovered in OpenSSL, a popular software library commonly used by many websites on the internet to encrypt communication between a user's computer and a web server.

PortlandOregon.gov is NOT affected by this vulnerability as it does not use the OpenSSL software library. Please rest assured we are dedicated to protecting your security on this website.