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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.

Newsroom View all »

  1. Jul 29

    JOB OPPORTUNITY: Disaster Response Planner

    Deadline to apply is August 19, 2019.

  2. Jul 24

    KPTV: Alert system could save lives before the 'Big One'

    News story posted to July 23, 2019.

  3. Jul 15

  4. Jun 18

  5. Jun 6

Event Calendar View all »


  • RT @KATUNews: The USGS announced it will be awarding a grant of $12.5 million to expand and improve the developing ShakeAlert earthquake ea… 2 days ago
  • RT @PortlandPolice: I-84 westbound is now reopened. It was closed for a few minutes while officers cut down a banner from the NE 33rd Ave o… 5 days ago
  • RT @NWS_NTWC: Tsunami Info Stmt: M5.4 Off Coast Of Oregon 0823PDT Aug 16: Tsunami NOT expected #NTWC 6 days ago

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