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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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Disaster risk reduction through leadership and coordination.

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  1. Mar 27

    KOIN: Small tornado causes damage in Vancouver

    news story posted to March 24, 2017.

  2. Mar 22

  3. Mar 21

    Oregonian: Flood warning continues on Columbia River at Vancouver

    News story posted to March 21, 2017.

  4. Mar 17

    KATU: West Burnside closed through next Tuesday due to landslide

    News story posted to March 17, 2017.

  5. Mar 16

    Oregonian: Flood warning issued for Columbia River in Vancouver

    News story posted to March 16, 2017.

Event Calendar View all »


  • RT @USGS: #OnThisDay M9.2 EQ & ensuing tsunami in Alaska 1964. 131 lives lost, with 15 of those deaths on U.S. West Coast hours ago
  • RT @NWSPortland: We have confirmed that an EF0 Tornado did go though the Orchards & Covington area in Vancouver, Washington 3 days ago
  • RT @PBOTinfo: ICYMI: West Burnside has REOPENED ahead of schedule. Crews placed asphalt at rate of 45 ft/min on Thurs. Thx for your patienc… 3 days ago

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