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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 17

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

    News story posted to December 17, 2018.

  3. Dec 12

  4. Dec 10

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

    News story posted to December 10, 2018.

  5. 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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  • RT @PBOTinfo: Advisory: There are NO road closures in the City of Portland. Moderate wind & rain overnight posed no major issues. Thanks fo… 6 hours ago
  • RT @MultCoSO: Watch out for standing water on the roads. There's a lot of it out there. Drive cautiously to avoid hydroplaning and leave m… 6 hours ago
  • 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… 20 hours ago

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