Types of Disasters
Click the boxes below to learn about some of the different kinds of disasters or emergencies that you might need to prepare for.
Storm or Flood
Wildfire Disaster Resources
Webpage with an accessible video (ASL and captions available) on general wildfire emergency tips, and information on what Oregonians with disabilities can do now to prepare.
A 6-page PDF that explains the different levels of evacuation, how to prepare in advance to evacuate, what to do when evacuating, and when it is safe to go back.
En Español: Niveles de evacuación de incendios forestales
Webpage with an infographic and text explaining how to properly wear a mask to protect yourself from wildfire smoke.
En Español: Solo ciertas máscaras protegen sus pulmones del humo de los incendios forestales
Power Outage Resources
A webpage about power outages, including how to plan ahead, and what to do during and after an outage. It has two videos with captions: one with general information and one for kids.
En Español: Cómo prepararse para un corte de energía
Extreme Heat Resources
A wepage with general information in plain language on how to stay safe during heat waves with links to Oregon-specific information like cooling center locations.
A 1-page flyer explaining the signs and symptoms of heat exhaustion and heat stroke. It advises on what to do if you experience these dangerous heat-related illnesses.
Storm and Flood Resources
For now, check out the Storm or Flood section of the Ready Now! Tool Kit
For now, check out the Extreme Weather section of the Ready Now! Tool Kit
For now, check out the Fire section of the Ready Now! Tool Kit
For now, check out the Earthquake section of the Ready Now! Tool Kit
For now, check out the Tsunami section of the Ready Now! Tool Kit