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Preparedness tools for Oregonians

Most of us know that we need to be prepared. But what does that mean? And how do you get started? The links below will help you know what you are preparing for in Oregon, how to prepare depending on your situation and how to make a preparedness plan. 

There are a lot of preparedness resources out there, so many that we could not list them all if we wanted to. We worked to provide you with the most useful and credible resources available.

Did you know that September is National Preparedness Month? Find out more information here​!



Local Preparedness Information and Resources

Oregon’s hazards
  • Current hazards – This page includes information on current and seasonal hazards as well as Oregon’s potential hazards.
Public Health Division preparedness videos
Oregon Office of Emergency Management
Portland Oregon Cities Readiness Initiative
Portland Bureau of Emergency Management

National Preparedness Information and Resources 

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Ready.gov
American Red Cross
Contact Loved Ones

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Potential hazards in the Pacific Northwest