NETs are teams of Portland residents trained to provide emergency disaster assistance within their own neighborhoods. The training is free, and anyone who lives or works in Portland is welcome to join the program.
Portland Basic Earthquake Emergency Communication Node (BEECN) program identifies places to go in Portland after a major earthquake to ask for emergency assistance if phone service is down, or report severe damage or injury. There are 50 BEECN locations around Portland.
Earthquakes, winter weather, heat, volcanoes, landslides, tsunamis, nuclear incidents – different disasters require different plans. Learn how to plan for specific hazards.
Learn how to approach disaster preparedness education and discussions with your kids.