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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

  • Thursday, October 17 at 10:17 a.m. Participate in the Great Oregon ShakeOut earthquake drill.

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.

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  2. Sep 30

  3. Sep 19

    KXL: Is Portland prepared for a major earthquake?

    Panel hosted by September 18, 2019.

  4. Sep 10

    New York Times: We’re Barely Listening to the U.S.’s Most Dangerous Volcanoes

    News story posted to September 9, 2019.

  5. Sep 6

    KGW: Are you really ready for the big earthquake?

    News story posted to September 4, 2019.

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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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