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. Click on the links below to learn more about BEECNs, find a site near you and get prepared for an earthquake.
Interested in becoming a BEECN volunteer? Join a workshop that will give you the training you need to become a BEECN volunteer.If you have a group of six people or more please contact Ernest.Jones@portlandoregon.gov and arrangements can be made to provide a 1 hour and 15 minute BEECN training at a time and place convenient for you.
The next BEECN Training is Saturday 04 February 2017 in the Cully neighborhood. Paste this web address/URL into your to browser to learn more and sign up:
Log in to the BEECN database to manage hours and update your personal information. Contact the BEECN Coordinator if you have trouble logging in.
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PBEM's Operations Manager, David Blitzer, narrates this video introduction to the BEECN program.
Print out a map showing all 48 BEECN sites.
Print out a postcard with a map and information about BEECN sites.
Frequently asked questions about BEECNs.
This draft document spells out BEECN program policies.
This document spells out the conditions participants agree to in order to volunteer with the BEECN program.
Answers to Code of Conduct Questions
BEECN information in Spanish.
Tell us what you think about the BEECN program.