Emergency Preparedness in Portland
The City of Portland’s Bureau of Emergency Management (PBEM) is working to promote a culture of resiliency in Portland.
PBEM, working in partnership community and business groups, is developing resources and programs to help Portlanders be prepared and informed about potential hazards and natural disasters.
PBEM’s website is a great place to find information on emergency preparedness: http://www.portlandoregon.gov/pbem/46475
There, you’ll find useful information about:
There are hundreds of trained NET members and active teams in neighborhoods throughout Portland, including a NET in the Pearl District. Pearl District NET members live in a number of residential buildings the Pearl District.
For information about NET program training opportunities, visit PBEM’s website at: http://www.portlandoregon.gov/pbem/net
For further information about the NET program, check out PBEM’s NET Resource Page – NET Training Materials: http://www.portlandoregon.gov/pbem/49921
The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has a Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) Website that provides exercises, articles, and ideas:
Also, check out Planning for Resilience and Emergency Preparedness (PREP) Oregon’s Website: http://www.preporegon.org