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Portland Bureau of Emergency Management

Readiness. Response. Recovery.

Phone: 503-823-4375

Fax: 503-823-3903

TDD: 503-823-3947

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. Feb 16

    KGW ad campaign encourages PublicAlerts sign-ups

    Sign up to receive urgent safety alerts at

  2. Feb 15

  3. Feb 15

    EarthSky: Asteroid exploded over Russia 5 years ago today

    News story posted to February 15, 2018.

  4. Feb 12

  5. Feb 9

    KGW: Oregon’s warm winter and low snowpack makes summer drought likely

    News story posted to February 8, 2018.

Event Calendar View all »


  • Important: warming centers are open tonight in Multnomah County. If you or someone you know needs a place to get ou… 9 hours ago
  • RT @PBOTinfo: ALERT: NW Skyline from W Burnside to NW Cornell is OPEN. There are no road closures in Portland at this time. Please travel w… 10 hours ago
  • RT @PBOTinfo: We're seeing snow accumulation now at 500' and above. Please use caution if you must travel this afternoon - conditions will… 13 hours ago

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