Emergency Services & Disaster Related Web Sites
updated 21 Jan 2015
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Pacific N.W.
   Road conditions; Weather conditions, around the Pacific Northwest and across the U.S. and Canada.
   Other Pacific NW Emergency Services Web Sites

   Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Services
   Division of Telecommunication (Information Technology Group)

Trauma, Terrorism, and Disaster - includes Bureau of Disaster Services, Bureau Hazardous Materials, Idaho State Police, and much more

   Office of Emergency Management (OEM)
   Portland Fire & Rescue
   Oregon Wing, Civil Air Patrol
   Oregon Trail Chapter, American Red Cross
   Oregon Dept of Transportation (ODOT) see below for road conditions link

   Washington Military Dept., Emergency Management division

Outside Region 10
   ECOM sites for Geographic Areas Proximal to, but Outside Region 10

   National & International ECOM & Disaster Info Sites
  Creating an Emergency Plan

  Road & Travel Conditions
in and Around Region Ten *  ** (see notes following this table of listings)
Click on the link, or call the listed telephone number.
Location & web link
Telephone No.
if inside the Area if Outside the Area
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Alaska  Alaska has adopted the 5-1-1 system.  In Alaska dial 511.  

From outside Alaska dial toll free
British Columbia
a new web page is in development and will soon replace the above It is
Drive BC
Phone Drive BC
Idaho State Wide dial
Oregon 800-977-6368 503-588-2941
Washington Washington has adopted the 5-1-1 system. In state dial 511. or call

    *   Some sites have more travel info than just road conditions.  
    ** Some of these sites have changed their URL  If you have them bookmarked (favorites) you will need to update them.

  Weather Conditions
   Weather conditions U.S. Nationwide
   Weather conditions Canada 

  Other Pacific NW Emergency Services Web Sites

   Portland Info Net, includes closures and a variety of local info

   Seattle Info - school closures, traffic, regional public info

  ECOM sites for Geographic Areas Near Region 10
   California Office of Emergency Services An agency of the State of California with references to many other support services, including MARS.
   Western States Seismic Policy Council, Membership comprises 13 Western States (including Alaska and Hawaii) plus British Columbia, The Yukon Territory, and Guam. Contains various detailed information on disaster preparedness and hazardous situations.

  National & International ECOM & Disaster Info Sites
   American Red Cross
   Army MARS
   Civil Air Patrol (CAP) Also Known As the Air Force Auxiliary.
   Communications System, the National ( NCS )
   Disaster Education Coalition, National links to relevant web pages
   Disaster Relief Organizations (non-governmental)
   Disaster Center, The. A wealth of information, maps, and more. Includes current watches and warnings, rivers above flood stage, Tropical storms, and more.
   Emergency Communications, National Center for... See "National Center for Emergency Communications", below
   Federal Response Plan, FEMA. An extensive list of information from FEMA regarding disaster & emergency response, and preparedness. HOT STUFF!
   FEMA home page, Federal Emergency Management Agency. Includes tips on emergency preparedness, their Weekly Newsletter, and much more.
   Homeland Security
   Hurricane Center, National
   Incident Map, Global
   Live Science Info on current, recent, and predicted natural disasters
   National Communications System, the ( NCS )
   National Disaster Education Coalition links to relevant web pages
   National Earthquake Information Center
   National Hurricane Center
   NOAA Pacific Tsunami Warning Center
   North American Center for Emergency Communications (NACEC) suspended all operations as of 01 AUG 2006.
   Salvation Army Team Emergency Radio Network - SATERN
   SHARES home page
SHARES bulletins
   Tsunami Warning Center, NOAA Pacific
   Weather conditions U.S. Nationwide
   Weather conditions Canada  
   WunderGround weather map of the US.  Includes marine conditions and lots of other info.

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