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Online tool now available for property owners and tenants to report damage from recent storms

The self-assessment tool supports efforts to understand the scope of property damage citywide and pursue state and federal disaster assistance.

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Ernie Jones Retires from PBEM

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MAYOR WHEELER DECLARES LOCAL EMERGENCY FOR WINTER WEATHER

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Community Organizations Prepare for Wildfire Smoke

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Early Morning Warning Reached More People than Intended

Approximately 10,100 phone numbers and email addresses received this notification when it was intended to reach only 150 within a two-block radius.

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Prologis provides update on Kmart fire cleanup efforts

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Portland Community Groups and Local Government Gathered to Prepare for Weather Emergencies 

Community organizations who serve Portland’s diverse communities participated in an exercise last week to prepare for emergencies.  

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Disaster Exercise Trained Spanish Speakers in Emergency Response

Photos by Ernest Jones

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Portland Community Groups and Local Government Partners Prepare for Weather Emergencies

Community organizations who serve Portland’s diverse communities are participating in an exercise to prepare for emergencies.

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Snow, Ice and Extreme Weather Response

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PBEM Announces Community Organizations to Receive $300,000 in Grants for Capacity Building and Emergency Resilience

Sixteen community-based organizations were named as grantees of the 2022 Community Resilience and Capacity Building grants.

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Christie, 911 Dispatcher Trainee

“I like being the comforting voice on the other end of the phone.”

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A Decade of Community Preparedness! 

Ten years ago this month, PBEM created the BEECN program.

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City of Portland names new Emergency Management Director

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Joint City Statement on Hate Crimes

Our core values as a City include anti-racism and equity. Every Portlander and everyone visiting our city deserves to be welcomed and to feel that they belong. They should encounter a Portland free of bias and hate, where they do not fear for their safety and security.

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Volunteer at a cooling center/misting station

The Portland Bureau of Emergency Management is seeking volunteers to staff cooling centers and misting stations August 11-15, 2021.

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