Internet Resources


Portland Hayhurst NET Publication

Prepared By: Ron Hellenthal, Hayhurst NET

Hayhurst NET E-mail:

Get Ready Manual:

FEMA Publications

Earthquake Preparedness –
Earthquake Safety Guide for Homeowners –
Earthquake Safety Guide Library –

Portland NET Resources

Official Portland NET Program page (PBEM) –
PublicAlerts –
Portland Fire & Rescue  –
Portland Fire & Rescue station maps and facilities –
PBEM’s YouTube page –
NET database login –
Map of currently active NETs –
City of Portland Basic Emergency Operations Plan (BEOP) –

Official BEECN Program page (PBEM) –
PBEM recommended smartphone applications –
Portland NET Facebook (unofficial)  –
Portland NET Operations (unofficial) –

Citizen Corps and CERTs

CERTs in Oregon –
CERT Los Angeles –
San Francisco NERT –
New York City CERT (NYC CERT) –
FEMA Citizen Corps –
Seattle Neighborhoods Actively Prepare (SNAP) –

Preparedness Resources

PBEM Preparedness Resources page –
PBEM Online Preparedness Video Training Series –

Planning for Resilience & Emergency Preparedness (PREP) Oregon –

American Red Cross Oregon Trail Chapter –
Map Your Neighborhood training videos –
PHLUSH Emergency Toilet Systems –

Cascadia Subduction Zone Earthquake Resources

Oregon Seismic Safety Policy Advisory Commission (OSSPAC) –
Oregon Department of Geology and Mineral Industries (DOGAMI) Earthquake page –
Living on Shaky Ground –
Cascadia Subduction Zone Earthquakes: A Magnitude 9.0 Scenario Cascadia Region Earthquake Workgroup –
The Oregon Resilience Plan Executive Summary –

Full Report –
The Great Oregon Shakeout –

Full Rip 9.0 (book review) –

PORTLAND MERCURY: “The First Four Minutes – A Timeline of Portland’s Upcoming Cataclysmic Quake” –

Radio Resources

Multnomah County ARES –
Portland Amateur Radio Club –
Hood view Amateur Radio Club –
ARRL Oregon Section –
National Traffic System (NTS) Primer –
AA9PW Exam Practice –

Other Resources

Multnomah County Office of Emergency Management –
Oregon Office of Emergency Management –
NWS Portland –
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration –
Oregon VOAD –
Portland Maps (unlike Google maps, Portland Maps has a hazard viewer) –

Portland Civil Defense/Operation Greenlight –

Oregon Hazard Explorer –
Oregon HazVu: Statewide Geohazards Viewer –
Portland Metro Regional Equity Atlas –
USGS Earthquake Monitor –
USGS Pager –
National Wind Map –


NIST Flashover Video Collection –
Japanese shake table demonstration –
“Japanese tsunami viewed from a car” –
“How Prepared is Portland for a Large Disaster?” –
“Two-Way Radio Range and Walkie Talkie Range” –

“The Difference Between an ICP and an EOC” –

Washington State


How to care for pets during an emergency (DOH) –

Pet care in Alternate Languages –

Carbon Monoxide Poisoning flyer – English (PDF) –

Chemical Emergencies

Know What to do During Chemical Emergencies (PDF) –

Shelter-In-Place Flyer (In English & Spanish — PDF) –

Disaster Kits

Grab & Go Kit –

Home Kit – 72 hours –

Pet Kit –

Vehicle Kit –


For General Public:
Earthquake Country Brochure –

For Neighborhoods:
Map Your Neighborhood (MYN) –

For Kids:
The Earthquake Adventures of Terry and Gracie (K-2) (PDF) –

The Earthquake Adventures of Terry and Gracie (3-6) (PDF) –

Enhanced 911

Don’t Let the Numbers Confuse You! (PDF)-

How to call 911 (PDF) –

911 and Your Cellular Phone (PDF) –

911—When Seconds Count (PDF) –

Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) Users and 9-1-1 Call Concerns (PDF) –

Hispanic 911 Call Brochure (PDF) –

What’s Your Location (PDF) –

What’s Your Location Poster (PDF) –


Why Do I Need Flood Insurance? (PDF) –

My Flood Book (In English & Spanish) (PDF) –

Flood Publications (FEMA – National Flood Insurance Program) –

Hazard Mitigation Plans

WA State Enhanced Hazard Mitigation Plan –


Kidz Stickers (PDF) –

The Earthquake Adventures of Terry and Gracie (K-2) (PDF) –

The Earthquake Adventures of Terry and Gracie (3-6) (PDF) –

The Volcanic Adventures of Terry and Gracie (K-6) (PDF) –

The Beautiful Mountain in the Sky – Lahar (K-6) (PDF) –

How the Smart Family Survived a Tsunami (K-6) (PDF) –

Game – Lightning Safety (NOAA)

Game – Disaster Hero (ACEP) –

Tips for Kids: Ready Kids  (link) –


Lightning Safety Game – Kids (NOAA) –

Natural Disasters

Learning About Natural Disasters With Word Games & Puzzles (GRADES 3-6) (PDF) –

Learning About Natural Disasters With Word Games & Puzzles (GRADES K-2) (PDF) –

Stop Disasters Game (UN/ISDR) –


Develop an Action Plan (PDF) –

Create Out-of-Area Contact (PDF) –

Store Water (PDF) –

Prepare 72-hour Comfort Kit (PDF) –

Gather Important Documents (PDF) –

Prepare for Extended Events (PDF) –

Store Under the Bed Items (PDF) –

Learn Utility Safety (PDF) –

Practice Drop, Cover, and Hold (PDF) –

Learn Fire Safety (PDF) –

How to Shelter-in-Place (PDF) –

Conduct a Home Hazard Hunt (PDF) –

Prepare Your Home – Getting Ready

Secure Wall Hangings (PDF) –

Secure Tall Furniture and Objects (PDF) –

Secure Water Heater (PDF) –

Kitchen and Cabinet Safety (PDF) –

Garage and Storage Safety (PDF) –

Home Structural Mitigation (PDF) –

Disasters Happen Poster (PDF) –

Tips for Kids: Ready Kids –

Emergency Preparedness Guide – 2013 (PDF) –

DOH: Home Emergency Guide – 2011 –

Emergency Resource Guide, Spanish – 2007 (PDF) –

Emergency Preparedness Fact Sheets (Alternate Languages) –

Family Emergency Plan and checklist: English (PDF) –

Prepare in a Year Booklets
English –

Spanish –
Prepare Your Home
English –

Spanish –

Generator Use and Safety –> MISSING (Let your power company know, and ask how to connect safely)

Generator Safety – Spanish (PDF) –


Media Guidebook – Chapter on Tsunamis (PDF) –

How the Smart Family Survived a Tsunami –

Tsunami Trivia (PDF) –

Surviving a Tsunami – Lessons from Chile, Hawaii, and Japan (USGS) –


Media Guidebook – Chapter on Volcanoes (PDF) –

Volcano Information Poster (PDF) –

Shelter-In-Place Flyer (In English & Spanish — PDF) –

Volcanic Ash Fall Brochure – English (PDF) –

Volcanic Adventures of Terry the Turtle/Gracie the Wonder Dog (PDF) –

The Beautiful Mountain in the Sky; How to Be Safe if a Lahar Flows Down the Mountain (Grades K-6) (PDF) –


Severe Weather Brochure (PDF) –

Excessive Heat in Western Washington (NOAA)

National Weather Service – Seattle –


Wildfire Fact Sheet (PDF) –

“Living with Fire” Game (US Forest Service) –


Windstorms Brochure (PDF) – 2012 –

Windstorms Fact Sheet (PDF) –