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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

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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.

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  2. Dec 10

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

    News story posted to December 10, 2018.

  3. 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.

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  5. Nov 29

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  • RT @PBOTinfo: Power out? Remember to treat down signals as all-way stops. Report road hazards 24/7 to 503-823-1700. Thanks for taking it sl… 18 hours ago
  • RT @PacificPower_OR: To report an outage, you can text OUT to 722797, or text STAT to 722797 to check the status of an outage. Stay safe -… 18 hours ago
  • RT @USGS_ShakeAlert: EEW in Romania was discussed at a meeting organized by Althea Rizzo @OregonOEM in Portland, OR. Participants discussed… 1 day ago

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