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Resilience and Emergency Management

​​​​​​See below for information about how partners and businesses can be ready to respond in emergencies. For more ideas and resources: 

  • ODHS providers, please check with the ​program(s) you contract with.
  • If you get services from ODHS, please contact the employee you work with.

Emergency shelter grants and other supports are available 

Grants and other supports are now available to help local governments, public education providers and Tribal Nations provide:

  • cleaner air spaces for emergency purposes, such as when wildfire smoke makes breathing difficult
  • cooling and warming spaces for when extreme weather creates unhealthy conditions for people​

​To learn more​

 ​​Read the Shelter Grants flyer

 Visit the Shelter Grants web page

 ​​Complete the survey

Resources for people with ​disabilities

Learn ​how to help people with disabil​ities prepare an emergency plan to protect themselves, family, friends, personal care assistants and others in the support network.

Resource families​ (foster care)

In a major emergency or disaster, the lo​cal child welfare office needs to know where all children in care are located. ​​

Business preparedness​

​Responding well to any kind of emergency depends on advance planning. Plan now so you can respond later. ​Make sure you have the tools you need so you can continue to provide vital services to Oregonians. Involve your employees in business continuity planning. Take step​s to secure your physical assets, and protect your data and information technology systems.