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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.


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  • RT @NWSPortland: Here is a helpful break down of the types of Tsunami Alerts that can be issued. We are currently under a Tsunami Advisory,… 1 week ago

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