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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

City Employees

A transition into a new job is the perfect time to think about emergency preparedness. Portland faces several possible natural hazards: storms, earthquakes, landslides, wildfires, flooding, even volcanic eruptions. Click on the links for simple ways to be prepared at home and at work.


Disaster Planning Checklist

Print and complete the checklist and stick it to your fridge.

Disaster Planning Checklist - Fillable

Print and complete the checklist and stick it to your fridge.

Basic Earthquake Emergency Communication Node (BEECN)

A BEECN is a place to go in Portland after a major earthquake to ask for emergency assistance if phone service is down, or report severe damage or injury.

Neighborhood Emergency Team (NET) Program

Learn how to become a NET volunteer and help your family and neighbors in a disaster.

Updating SAP Information

Instructions on how to updated your contact information in SAP.

Emergency Coordination Center (ECC) Responders

Information about the ECC responder program.