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Portland Bureau of Emergency Management

Readiness. Response. Recovery.

Phone: 503-823-4375

Fax: 503-823-3903

TDD: 503-823-3947

Smartphone Applications

The following apps for iPhones and Android smartphones are useful for helping prepare for, and staying informed during, an emergency.


Apple: American Red Cross - Earthquake

Free earthquake app from the American Red Cross available in iTunes.

Apple: American Red Cross - First Aid

Free first aid app from the American Red Cross available in iTunes.

Apple: American Red Cross - Wildfires

Free wildfire app from the American Red Cross available in iTunes.

Apple: FEMA

Free preparedness app from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) available in iTunes.

Apple: FloodWatch

Free flood tracking app available in iTunes.

Apple: PDX Reporter

Free app from the City of Portland available in iTunes.

Apple: Quakewatch - Latest Earthquakes Info

Free earthquake information app available in iTunes.

Apple: Survive!

Free emergency app that includes a map with Portland's Basic Earthquake Emergency Communication Nodes (BEECNs).

Apple: TsunamiEvac - NW

Free tsunami app with maps and evacuation routes from the Oregon Department of Geology and Mineral Industries and Washington Department of Natural Resources.

Droid: American Red Cross - Earthquake

Free earthquake app from the American Red Cross available for the Android.

Droid: American Red Cross - First Aid

Free first aid app from the American Red Cross available for the Android.

Droid: American Red Cross - Wildfires

Free wildfire app from the American Red Cross available for the Android.

Droid: FEMA

Free preparedness app from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) available for the Android.

Droid: PDX Reporter

Free app from the City of Portland available for the Android.

Droid: TsunamiEvac - NW

Free tsunami app with maps and evacuation routes from the Oregon Department of Geology and Mineral Industries and Washington Department of Natural Resources.

Windows Phone: Quake Watch

Free earthquake information app available for the Windows Phone.

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