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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.

Newsroom View all »

  1. Feb 16

    KGW ad campaign encourages PublicAlerts sign-ups

    Sign up to receive urgent safety alerts at

  2. Feb 15

  3. Feb 15

    EarthSky: Asteroid exploded over Russia 5 years ago today

    News story posted to February 15, 2018.

  4. Feb 12

  5. Feb 9

    KGW: Oregon’s warm winter and low snowpack makes summer drought likely

    News story posted to February 8, 2018.

Event Calendar View all »


  • RT @NWSPortland: Snow showers mixed with rain today for Portland and Vancouver metro areas. One to 3" expected above 500'. Localized slushy… 7 hours ago
  • RT @trimet: With snow and ice in the forecast for tomorrow and Monday, prepare for possible delays on transit and brush up on these tips fo… 18 hours ago
  • RT @NWSPortland: Wondering how we keep the snowfall lined up for the different locations & elevations? Here's a map created this afternoon… 19 hours ago

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