Most City offices closed Wednesday, June 19, to observe Juneteenth

The City of Portland recognizes Juneteenth as a formal day of remembrance to honor Black American history and the end of slavery in the United States. Learn about Juneteenth.

Services, Guides, and Information

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The 2022 Community Resilience and Capacity Building Grant is focused on strengthening partnerships with community-based organizations to address the disparate impacts of disasters.

About the PBEM Team

Learn about who works for the Portland Bureau of Emergency Management and how to contact them.
A BEECN (short for Basic Earthquake Emergency Communication Node) is a place to go in Portland after a major earthquake, to ask for emergency assistance if telephone service is down or report severe damage or injury.

BEECN En Español

Nodos básicos de comunicaciones para emergencias en caso de terremoto.
Portland Basic Earthquake Emergency Communications Node Program Code of Conduct


Information for City of Portland employees on how to prepare for emergencies.
As businesses reopen, the City of Portland and Multnomah County Health Department have created videos to educate the community on how to stay safe and slow the spread of the COVID-19 virus. The videos are translated in more than 35 languages. Please help us to share this information.
The City of Portland has placed hygiene stations throughout the community—portable toilets and handwashing stations—so that everyone has access to this critical health tool.
Portland Parks & Recreation and the Homelessness and Urban Camping Impact Reduction Program (HUCIRP) have partnered together to keep 54 parks restrooms open to the public during this emergency. We expect these restrooms to be accessible at all hours of the day.

Emergency Plans

Information on emergency plans for the City of Portland maintained by the Portland Bureau of Emergency Management.
The City of Portland and Multnomah County Health Department developed this video to make sure that all our community members get important messages about how to stay safe, slow the spread of the virus and get updated information. The audio files have been translated into more than 30 languages. (MIP) volunteer portal
Monthly or quarterly reproductions of the daily work calendar for the Emergency Management Bureau Director.
The Portland Bureau of Emergency Management's 2017-2020 strategic plan.

Portland COAD

The Portland COAD is a network of community organizations that prepare for and respond to emergencies and disasters like heatwaves, winter weather and earthquakes. Many of our COAD partners are a trusted source of information for their communities and are providing lifeline services every week.
The Portland Mitigation Action Plan (MAP) is the City’s strategy to reduce risks from natural hazards.
On October 23, 2019, Portland City Council passed two items involving earthquakes and unreinforced masonry buildings.