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Emergency Management

  • Emergency Management provides planning and regional collaboration to help the City prepare for, respond to and recover from disasters and large-scale emergencies. 

    • Sign Up for Public Alerts

      Public Alerts provide important information in the event of a crisis or emergency, including natural disasters. Sign up today.

    • Emergency Preparedness

      Whether faced with a family emergency or a regional disaster, the effort you put into emergency preparedness will play a large role in how well you and your family survive the event.

    • Get Involved

      The City offers many ways to volunteer to help keep your community safe and prepared for emergencies or disaster.

  • Natural hazards mitigation plan

    Draft plan available for review and comment

    The Multnomah County Multi-Jurisdictional Natural Hazards Mitigation Plan (NHMP) is being updated. The plan describes risks to Multnomah County from earthquake, flood, landslide, severe weather, volcano, wildfires and wildfire smoke – and strategies for lessening the impact of those disasters. A draft of the plan is available for your review and comments. 

    Your feedback is important. Comments received by Friday, Feb. 10 will be considered for final updates to the plan. All comments will be maintained to help guide future hazard mitigation planning.

    Seasonal preparedness

    Make sure you and your family are prepared for emergencies throughout the seasons. 

    Visit for more information about disaster preparedness for every season.