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Portland Bureau of Emergency Management

Readiness. Response. Recovery.

Phone: 503-823-4375

Fax: 503-823-3903

TDD: 503-823-3947

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PBEM tour: Portland's new emergency coordination center

Construction of the City of Portland's new 30,000 square-foot, state-of-the-art emergency coordination center (ECC) is moving ahead at full steam. The ECC will serve as a multi-agency coordination hub supporting on-scene response to an earthquake or other major emergency. The Portland Bureau of Emergency Managemet (PBEM) and the Portland Water Bureau will co-habitate the building on a day-to-day basis.  Located next to the Portland 911 center, the ECC is scheduled for completion in 2013.

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