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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

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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  1. Sep 20

    UPI: A year after Hurricane Maria, recovery still focus for Puerto Rico

    News story posted to September 20, 2018.

  2. Sep 19

  3. Sep 17

    FEMA: Nationwide Test of the Emergency Alerting Systems Postponed to 10/3

    Press release posted to September 17, 2018.

  4. Sep 14

    CNN: Hurricane Florence makes landfall in North Carolina

    News story posted to September 14, 2018.

  5. Sep 11

    KGW: Keeping You Safe - Unreinforced Masonry Buildings

    Interview with PBEM Policy Manager Jonna Papaefthimiou about Portland's unreinforced masonry buildings on September 6, 2018.


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