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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. Oct 9

  2. Oct 9

    VIDEO: The New Yorker Festival - The Really Big One: Earthquake Preparedness in the Pacific Northwest

    Video clip of PBEM Director Carmen Merlo speaking at The New Yorker Festival on October 3, 2015.

  3. Oct 9

  4. Oct 1

    OPB: Unprepared - An Oregon Field Guide Special

    Watch the documentary that first aired on OPB October 1, 2015 at 8:00 p.m.

  5. Sep 25

    OPB: Half Of Critical Oregon Bridges Could Collapse In Big Earthquake

    News story posted to September 25, 2015.


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