Oregon

 

Oregon  
Population*:  3,825,657 (2009 estimate)
GPS Coordinates:  42° N to 46° 18′ N 116° 28′ W to 124° 38′ W
Alerts  http://www.publicalerts.org/index.cfm Subscribers to this system will receive emergency alerts via e-mail, phone call, or text/SMS messages when the associated address will be impacted by an emergency. News & information on major service disruptions in the Portland, Oregon area.
Transportation, Infrastructure and Road Conditions:  http://www.portlandonline.com/transportation/index.cfm?c=51368
Medical Locations:  
Closest Airports  http://www.portofportland.com/PDX_home.aspx – Portland International Airport
Food and Water Locations:  http://app.redcross.org/nss-app/
Port Information  
Shelter Locations  Shelter Search: http://app.redcross.org/nss-app/ List yourself Safe: https://disastersafe.redcross.org/

Pets  The Humane Society of America: Disaster Preparedness for Pets
http://www.oregonhumane.org/services/animal_rescue.asp                   Pets and Disaster: Be Prepared 
Picture Links  
   
Video Link  
   
Weather Alerts  http://www.weather.gov/alerts/or.html

http://www.weather.gov/nwr/CntyCov/nwrOR.htm

General Information & Updates  
Most Populous Cities[31]
City Population (2009)
1. Portland 582,130
2. Eugene 157,100
3. Salem 156,955
4. Gresham 101,015
5. Hillsboro 90,380
6. Beaverton 86,860
7. Bend 82,280
8. Medford 77,240
9. Springfield 58,085
10. Corvallis 55,125

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***In a catastrophic event, focus on 3 things.  You may be in shock.  Try not to be distracted by noise, confusion.
 

1. Survive:  Stay Safe, Treat Wounds.  Press this button to find hospitals and First Aid locations within the affected area.

2. Sustain:  Find Water, Food, and Shelter.  Water is most important.  Press this button to find Shelters and aid locations.

3. Reunite:  Find Loved Ones.  Press this button to search the  people finder tool and register yourself on the “safe” lists.

This website contains important information to help those impacted by a catastrophic event find the aid they need.  A team of volunteers around the world are constantly updating this information so that you know where to go and whom to call when you begin the road to recovery.

Along the top are pages to help you find hospitals, and treat wounds, and see where shelter and other urgent aid material may be found.  The right side of this screen shows additional links for those who would like more detailed information about areas most heavily impacted.

A catastrophic disaster is much different than other types of disasters.  In any average disaster, people and property are severely impacted but recovery is relatively fast. Aid agencies are onsite or in contact with impacted persons within a few days.  In a catastrophic disaster, hundreds of thousands or millions of people are impacted. The geography impacted may be hundreds of miles in diameter.  In such a case, it may be weeks until aid reaches those affected.

The information you see here is easy to find, but the research behind knowing what to tell the public at this time of need and how to display it in any easy to read manner is the result of 11 years of analyzing, responding to, and learning from how the public reacts in times of widespread need in the United States (9/11, Hurricane Katrina, Hurricane Ike).

Join the world of Virtual Volunteers!  Interested in becoming a Digitial Disaster Volunteer?  Sign Up Here

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 American Red Cross Clatsop Service Center
1054 Exchange Street
Astoria, OR  97103
(503) 325-4721 
American Red Cross Oregon Trail Chapter
3131 N Vancouver Avenue
PO Box 3200
Portland, OR  97208-3200
(503) 284-1234 Main
 
American Red Cross-Baker City
2020 Church Street
Baker City, OR  97814-1024
(541) 962-0952 
American Red Cross-Klamath/Lake District
925 High Street
Klamath Falls, OR  97601
(541) 884-4125 
 
American Red Cross-La Grande
1806 Cove Avenue
La Grande, OR  97850
(541) 962-0952 
 
American Red Cross-Lane County
862 Bethel Drive
Eugene, OR  97402
(541) 344-5244 
 
American Red Cross-Lincoln District
308 SW Coast Highway
Newport, OR  97365
(541) 265-7182 

 

American Red Cross-Medford
Southern Oregon Chapter
60 Hawthorne Street
Medford, OR  97504
(541) 779-3773 
 
American Red Cross-Mid-Valley District
3388 SW Pacific Blvd.
Albany, OR  97321
(541) 926-1543 Reception
 
American Red Cross-Mountain River Chapter
2680 NE Twin Knolls Drive
Bend, OR  97701
(541) 382-2142 
 
American Red Cross-Salem
675 Orchard Heights Road NW Suite 2
Salem, OR  97304
(503) 585-5414 Reception
Trauma Intervention Program of Portland/Vancouver, Inc.
4800 NE 122nd Avenue
Portland, OR  97230
(503) 940-7997 Immediate Assistance
National Weather Service
5241 NE 122nd Avenue
Portland, OR  97230-1089
(503) 261-9246 Recorded Information Portland

 

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