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Regional Disaster Preparedness Organization

Unified. Prepared. Resilient.

Phone: 503-823-5386

FAX: 503-823-3903

RDPO Guiding Principles

  • Provide opportunities for all jurisdictions and disaster preparedness organizations in the five‑county region to participate
  • Strive for a holistic regional perspective while honoring and respecting each partner’s autonomy
  • Demonstrate organizational value to all members
  • Practice transparency, accountability, and financial stewardship
  • Ensure equity and fairness in adopting regional policies
  • Make decisions by consensus whenever possible
  • Use a whole community approach in which all stakeholder groups are integrated and considered
  • Build upon existing strengths and ensure capability investments are maintained
  • Use the National Preparedness Goal as a guide for enhancing regional preparedness across all mission areas 

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