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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

  • Basic Earthquake Emergency Communication Node (BEECN) Learn more about where to go for information after a major earthquake.

Our Mission Statement Learn more about PBEM »

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. Jun 19

    Seattle Times: Get ready to rumble - A guide to earthquake preparedness

    News story posted to June 19, 2018.

  2. Jun 18

    KGW: Trees down, thousands lose power as storm rolls through Portland

    News story posted to June 18, 2018.

  3. Jun 15

  4. Jun 14

  5. Jun 12

    Portland Tribune: Quake expert - Portland needs to shake up seismic retrofits

    News story posted to June 12, 2018.


Find Your BEECN Site

Find your closest BEECN site.

Know where to go after a major earthquake to ask for help if phone service is down.

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