As we wrap up National Preparedness Month, we would like to share a moving and though-provoking video that should get everyone thinking about how they would respond in the event of a disaster. The ...
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Exercises are "the employment of personnel and resources in a controlled environment to test, validate and/or improve specific plan or capability in pursuit of a stated objective within the homeland "
Information about emergency mitigation, preparedness, response and recovery.
Emergency animal services.
Animals are affected by disasters just as we are. If you have pets or livestock, you should be prepared to take care of them in an emergency.
It's a general rule to plan for at least three days after a disaster, but you should still think through your needs for up to at least three weeks without services.
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Recent fires in Oregon and across the western United States have increased public awareness of the potential losses to life, property, and natural and cultural resources. In August 2010, the Orego...
Chile. New Zealand. Japan. All of these countries have recently experience major earthquakes. Like Oregon, these countries are located along the "Ring of Fire," a geologically active area alo...
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Chemical Risk Information Services. First aid and other information on chemical exposure (MSDS ) 503.494.8616
Services for families.
Fire safety begins with everyone in your household. Following simple safety measures can ensure that you prevent a home fire or, should a fire occur, that you can get out safely.
Anywhere it rains, it can flood. And landslides can occur in all of the U.S. states and territories. Educate yourself, get insured, safeguard your possessions and prepare your home.
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Being personally prepared for an emergency is only part of the solution. If your neighbors and community are not prepared, neither are you.
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To protect your health when temperatures rise, remember to keep cool and use common sense.
Did you know that a recent study by the National Istitute of Building Sciences Multihazard Mitigation Council...
Inclement weather contact numbers for various agencies in Multnomah County
The flu is a respiratory infection that typically spreads throughout the community during the winter or spring.