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Emergency Management

What's happening

 August 6 info sessions for local businesses

We're looking for local businesses who can provide food and shelter during disasters. This includes hotels, motels, restaurants and caterers.

Learn more | En español

 Water for Morrow County

ODHS is working with Morrow County to provide bottled water for residents whose wells have tested high for nitrates. This is in response to an emergency declaration and request for aid by the county.

News release about water availability

How we help during emergencies

The Oregon Department of Human Services works with partners across the state to help people in Oregon during emergencies. When an emergency happens, our role is to help people find food, shelter and meet other basic needs. The Office of Resilience and Emergency Management (OREM) coordinates this work at ODHS.

Contact OREM

How you can help

 Meet a need for an Oregon foster family

My NeighbOR is a website where verified foster families and youth can post real-time needs. This is a partnership between Every Child and ODHS Child Welfare. You can provide clothes, baby supplies, purchase a gift card or give funds to help meet essential needs. Visit My NeighbOR to meet a need or submit a need