Be Prepared

Taking the following steps will leave you, your family and the community better able to handle any unexpected event.

Assemble A Kit

Keep enough emergency supplies on hand for you and those in your care – water, non-perishable food, first aid, prescriptions, flashlight, battery-powered radio, etc.

Learn what goes into a kit

Make A Plan

Discuss, agree on and document an emergency plan for those in your care. Work together with neighbors, colleagues and others to build community resilience.

More information on how to make a plan

Stay Informed

Sign up to receive emergency alerts anywhere in the Portland area.

Access free information from federal, state and local resources.

Get Involved

Take part in preparedness activities, or get trained as a member of a community emergency response team (CERT) or neighborhood emergency team (NET).