The City strives to educate the public on what to do in an emergency and assist with emergency preparedness issues.
How to prepare for an emergency:
- Establish a designated meeting place.
- Create an emergency plan to communicate with friends and relatives
- Know the emergency plan for your workplace and children's schools.
- How to create a 72-hour Emergency Kit, find advice on the Ready Gov website.
Flash Alert: is used to send out emergency alerts and news releases from the Police department. You may subscribe to receive these alerts via rss or email.
Phone Alerts: The City uses an automated phone alert system through the County to alert residents of emergencies. Residents who might be affected by an emergency will receive a call with information about the nature and location of the event, and instructions about what they can do to protect themselves.
Types of Emergency Information:
- Natural Disasters - floods, earthquakes, fires, severe weather, landslides, etc.
- Urban Emergencies - House or building fires, harmful or poisonous gas leaks, dangerous Police activity
- Medical - First aid and medical resources, creating an emergency plans
- Communication -Maps, shelter locations, phone numbers and contacts
- Oregon City Flood Information
- Oregon City Hazard Mitigation Plan (webpage)
- Make a Plan for Emergency Preparedness
- Clackamas County Emergency Information
- DOGAMI - Earthquakes, landslides, and many other geologic resources.
- DOGAMI - Earthquake Impact Analysis
- State of Oregon Emergency Operations Management
- FEMA - Flood and related river hazard information
- Pet and Animal Safety - tag your pets, keep them inside during an emergency, and take them with you during an evacuation. Shelter information.