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Portland Alliance for Response works with local cultural institutions, first responders, and emergency managers in the Portland, Oregon, metro area to develop relationships that foster mutual understanding. Our goal is to create a cooperative network to safeguard our cultural heritage through effective communication and coordination of disaster preparedness and emergency response efforts.


Kristen Kern
Shawna Gandy

Resources developed by Portland Alliance for Response

“Water, Wind, Weather:  Preparing for the Next Catastrophic Storm”

Portland Alliance for Response Kick-off Forum
“Building Bridges: Emergency Preparedness for Libraries, Archives, Cultural Institutions, and First Responders”
February 11, 2011
Performing Arts Center, Portland Community College

Summary (PDF)
Agenda (PDF)
Planning Committee (PDF)