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Portland Bureau of Emergency Management

Readiness. Response. Recovery.

Phone: 503-823-4375

Fax: 503-823-3903

TDD: 503-823-3947


Information for schools to consider when making emergency plans.

Incremental Seismic Rehabilitation of School Buildings

Resources on school seismic strengthening from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA).

Do the Drill! A School Resource Guide to Evacuation Planning

Evacuation guide for schools by the Oregon Office of State Fire Marshal.

Readiness and Emergency Management for Schools

Resources from the Readiness and Emergency Management for Schools Technical Assistance Center established by the U.S. Department of Education. Kids

Preparedness resources fo kids from the website

Red Cross Ready Rating Program

Ready Rating is a program that helps schools, businesses and organizations become prepared for disasters and other emergencies

Safer, Stronger, Smarter: A Guide to Improving School Natural Hazard Safety

A FEMA guide (P-1000) with up-to-date, authoritative information and guidance that schools can use to develop a comprehensive strategy for addressing natural hazards.