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For current news releases, visit our Press Room.

OEM Year in Review
2018 was another busy and successful year for the Oregon’s Office of Emergency Management. The 2018 OEM Year in Review showcases programs, projects, grants and outreach from the past 12 months. Take a look at our 2018 Year in Review.

Cascadia Playbook
Oregon’s Office of Emergency Management developed a Cascadia Playbook concept to serve as a reference guide for how state agencies across Oregon will coordinate efforts during a major disaster. The Playbook, first published in 2014, was updated in 2016 and again in October 2018. Cascadia Playbook v3 (October 2018)

OEM Strategic Plan
In 2018, OEM spent several months revising its strategic plan which defines the mission, vision, core values and goals for the agency. The updated document outlines strategic goal areas and metrics to evaluate the agency’s progress. The plan also includes the director’s standing orders, or priorities for OEMOEM Strategic Plan

2 Weeks Ready
Experience has shown that in the aftermath of large disasters, it may take weeks before help can arrive. While first responders are at the ready to assist wherever, whenever needed, the Oregon Office of Emergency Management encourages people to create preparedness kits to maintain self-sufficiency for a minimum of two weeks. OEM has a host of publications, videos and other resources to help you to be 2 Weeks Ready.



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