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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 13

    OPB: Oregon's #14Gallons Challenge

    News story posted to October 12, 2015.

  2. Oct 12

    OPB: USGS Looks To Twitter For Speedy Quake Alerts

    News story posted to October 11, 2015.

  3. Oct 9

  4. 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.

  5. Oct 9


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