PublicAlerts connects residents in the Portland region to real-time emergency information

What we do

PublicAlerts informs the community on alerts and service disruptions, helps residents sign up for community emergency notification systems through their county of residence, and provides resources on how to get ready for any emergency and join community emergency response teams (CERT) and neighborhood emergency teams (NET).

Who we are

PublicAlerts is administered by the Portland Bureau of Emergency Management on behalf of the region. The lead partners are the City of Portland and Clackamas, Clark, Columbia, Multnomah, and Washington counties.


Be informed

View active alerts on an interactive map and a list of curated tweets.


Sign up

Sign up to get emergency community notifications for your areas


Get ready

Learn how to prepare your family and the community for unexpected event.


Get involved

Join your Neighborhood Emergency Team, help your community.