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Emergency Resources for Partners and Providers

Below you can find resources to help your agency or organization be ready to respond in emergencies.

ODHS providers: Please check with the program you contract with.

If you get services from ODHS: Please contact the employee you work with.

Set up and run a shelter

Mass Care Job Tool Templates

We're pleased to provide this resource to help your agency or organization successfully support people who need a safe place to be during disasters and emergencies. Our goal is to help create safe and secure environments for everyone, including vulnerable populations and people with access and functional needs. This resource can:

  • Help local emergency managers and other organizations establish and operate shelters during disasters.
  • Help organizations establish centers to support people who need a place to go during emergency events like extreme weather or unhealthy air due to wildfire smoke.

How to use this resource:

Download Mass Care Job Tool Templates (PDF) 
  • You can modified these templates to develop your own policies for providing mass care services. 
  • You can scroll through the entire document or select a specific job tool which will open in a new PDF window. 
  • You can download or print the complete document, or an individual tool.
  • If you would like these resources in Word format, please contact

Support people with disabilities

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

Make a plan for your businesses

Responding well to emergencies requires advance planning. Make sure you have the tools you need so your business can continue providing vital services to Oregonians during an emergency. Involve your employees in the process and take steps to secure your physical assets and protect your data and information technology systems.