Portland Mayor Ted Wheeler names Jonna Papaefthimiou interim director of the Portland Bureau of Emergency Management (PBEM) starting on April 1, 2021.Read More…
PBEM promotes readiness, coordinates response, and builds resilience for Portland. This includes developing and implementing strategic planning, programs, and policies to continually advance Portland's mitigation, preparedness, response, and recovery capabilities.
The bureau's work is aligned around four strategic goals:
Continue to develop the City's suite of response and recovery plans.
Advance Emergency Coordination Center (ECC) readiness.
Foster connected and resilient neighborhoods.
Spur innovation and workplace excellence to reduce the City's disaster risk.
Click here to read PBEM's 2017-2020 Strategic Plan.
Emergency management news and information.
PBEM's 2014-2016 strategic plan.
PBEM's annual reports.
PBEM's Emergency Operations section, including Portland's Emergency Coordination Center (ECC).
PBEM's Exercise and Training section.