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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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  1. Mar 30

    Portland names interim emergency management director

    Portland Mayor Ted Wheeler names Jonna Papaefthimiou interim director of the Portland Bureau of Emergency Management (PBEM) starting on April 1, 2021.

  2. Jan 29

    Coronavirus (COVID-19) news and information

    Multnomah County Health Department website with news and information about the coronavirus.

  3. Dec 19

    CityLab: How Portland’s Earthquake Preppers Are Planning for the Worst

    News article posted to citylab.com December 18, 2019.

  4. Nov 1

  5. Oct 24

    City of Portland committee to work on reducing unreinforced masonry building earthquake risk

    Press release issued by the Portland Bureau of Emergency Management on October 23, 2019.

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