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The City of Portland, Oregon

Portland Bureau of Emergency Management

Readiness. Response. Recovery.

Phone: 503-823-4375

Fax: 503-823-3903

TDD: 503-823-3947

  • Heavy rain and wind Monday night through Tuesday Click here for the latest weather information.

Our Mission Statement Learn more about PBEM »

Promote readiness, coordinate response, and build resilience for Portland. The Portland Bureau of Emergency Management (PBEM) develops and implements strategic planning, programs, and policies to continually advance the city's mitigation, preparedness, response, and recovery capabilities.

Newsroom View all »

  1. Dec 17

    Oregonian: 'Atmospheric river' headed to NW Oregon, SW Washington

    News story posted to December 17, 2018.

  2. Dec 12

  3. Dec 10

    Oregonian: Oregon gets a new playbook for responding to an earthquake

    News story posted to December 10, 2018.

  4. Dec 4

    Oregonian: It's winter. Here's how to find shelter or help those in the cold.

    News story posted to December 4, 2018.

  5. Dec 3

Event Calendar View all »


  • RT @PBOTinfo: Heavy rain over a short period of time, in the range of 1 inch of rain in three-to-six hours, could overwhelm the city’s stor… 9 hours ago
  • RT @PBOTinfo: Tomorrow morning's commute is looking to be a wet one 🌧🌊💦 Remember to travel gently & do not drive through standing water.… 11 hours ago
  • RT @NWSPortland: Heavy rain is expected Tuesday morning. Reduced visibility and lingering ponding or road flooding could make your morning… 14 hours ago

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