City's Emergency Plan

  • During a disaster

    The City activates its Emergency Operation Center during a large emergency or disaster to coordinate its response. Staff practice and train to prepare for the unexpected.

    The City's Emergency Operations Plan guides the City in operating, coordinating relief and recovery efforts, and working to get things back to normal as soon as possible.

    Hazard mitigation plan

    The Multnomah County Multi-Jurisdictional Natural Hazard Mitigation Plan includes unincorporated areas of Multnomah County and cities of Fairview, Gresham, Troutdale and Wood Village.

    More information is available from the Multnomah County Emergency Management website.

    Emergency communications

    The City will use a variety of methods during an emergency to keep residents informed and safe. These tools may include:

    • Sign up for PublicAlerts
    • Sign up for  Nextdoor to receive notifications. This social tool for neighborhoods is free, private, and lets you share information with your neighbors. 
    • Updates on the City’s website
    • Social media updates on the City's Facebook and Twitter pages.
    • Gresham Emergency Radio 1610 AM
    • Emergency Alert System KUFO-AM 970; the alternate is KXL-FM 101.1
    • Road signs
    • Direct contact with residents

    For additional information about Emergency Management call 503-618-2567.