Due to weather conditions, the Portland Metro region is at risk of wildfire. There is currently a burn ban in the Portland Metro Area: MultnomahWashingtonClackamasClark, and Columbia counties. Some counties and cities have announced a ban on fireworks

Learn how to stay safe. Visit our Wildfire 2021Extreme Heat, and Plan for Animals pages. Don't forget to Sign Up to receive emergency alerts by phone, text, and email.  


Last updated Thu, 07/01/2021 - 11:29

Get Involved

Once you've done the basics to prepare for emergencies, keep going! Engage your community, get trained, volunteer, and help make sure that our businesses, nonprofits, schools, and community organizations are ready for anything.

Start Today!


Portland Neighborhood Emergency Team members staff a booth and answer questions about emergency preparedness at an outreach event in Argay Parkrose.

Engage Others

Talk about preparedness with everyone in your life.


Colubmia County CERT members conduct a training exercise.

Get Trained

Develop skills so you can help your community.


Washington County Medical Reserve Corps volunteers pose for a group photo.


Help your community become more resilient.


A group of volunteers receives preparedness training from Mercy Corps.

Prepare Organizations

Organizations need to be ready to bounce back quickly.