PDX Ready

Natural hazard and preparedness information for the Portland Metro Region, including Clackamas, Clark, Columbia, Multnomah, and Washington Counties.

Natural disasters can strike at any time.

The more you know about the hazards that are likely in your area, the better you'll be able to understand your risks and prepare.

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Find out which natural hazards are likely in your area and steps you can take to prepare. Type your location in the search box at the top of the page, select a location on the map, or click “FIND ME.”

About the Data

This site uses the most up-to-date hazard risk data available for the Portland Metro Area. The user of this site is responsible for verifying any particular information with the original data sources. Although these data represent the best current assessment of hazards, they are not predictive of future events. The descriptions of risk and how to prepare for those risks are based on best information from the Regional Disaster Preparedness Organization (RDPO) of the Portland Metropolitan Region.

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PublicAlerts is a free service that sends emergency alerts via text, email, or voice message. It’s for anyone who lives, works, or visits the Portland-Vancouver Region (which includes Clackamas, Clark, Columbia, Multnomah, and Washington Counties). Sign up now so you can get info when an emergency is happening. Getting info quickly gives you power to take action. It could save your life and the lives of your loved ones.

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Sign up to receive email reminders 2-3 times per year about seasonal hazards like fires, floods, and snow storms. You can also fill out and save which preparedness steps you've taken using our printable checklist. We’ll ask for your email address and physical address so we can send you customized info. Your personal information kept secure, and we won’t contact you for any other reason.