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Evacuations

Evacuations

Evacuation Information

Oregon follows a 3 Level evacuation notification system, each structured around the readiness need and threat level. It is important to know the current levels and what they mean to help make the best decision to stay safe. Don’t wait to evacuate if you feel unsafe.

Evacuation Levels

About Evacuation Levels

🟢 LEVEL 1 (Green) - BE READY to evacuate.
Be aware of danger in the area. Stay informed: Sign up for emergency alerts with your county. Check local emergency service websites, social media, TV news and radio for updates. This is the time for preparation. Have your emergency plan and go-kit ready with supplies for health, safety, and identification. Act early if you are older or have children, disabilities or limited access to transportation. Consider moving pets and livestock. Plan possible evacuation routes. If you can do so safely, check with your neighbors and share information. 
🟡  Level 2 (Yellow) - BE SET to evacuate.

There is significant danger in the area. Be ready to leave at a moment’s notice. Stay informed and be alert. Continue to check emergency service websites, social media, TV news and radio for updates. Time to act - follow your emergency plan and grab your go-kit of essential supplies for health, safety, and identification. Inform loved ones of your evacuation plans. Conditions can change rapidly. You do not need to wait for another evacuation notice. Leave if you feel unsafe.
🔴  Level 3 (Red) - GO NOW!
There is extreme danger in the area. Leave without delay. It is unsafe to stay and threatens the safety of you, your family and emergency responders. Do not stop to gather belongings or protect your home. Emergency responders may not be available to help if you choose to stay. Do not return until officials announce the area is safe.

Find evacuation information in your area

Check with your county Sheriff’s Office or Emergency Manager for local evacuation information updates.



County & Tribal Emergency Management Contacts

County/Tribe
Website
Baker Baker Co. Emergency Mgmt
Benton Benton Co. Emergency Mgmt
Clackamas Clackamas Co. Disaster Mgmt
Clatsop Clatsop Co. Emergency Mgmt
Columbia Columbia Co. Emergency Mgmt
Coos Coos Co. Emergency Mgmt
Crook Crook Co. Emergency Mgmt
Curry Curry Co. Emergency Mgmt
Deschutes Deschutes Co. Sherriff's Office
Douglas Douglas Co. Emergency Mgmt
Gilliam Gilliam Co. Emergency Mgmt
Grant Grant Co. Emergency Mgmt
Harney Harney Co. Emergency Mgmt
Hood River Hood River Co. Emergency Mgmt
Jackson Jackson Co. Emergency Mgmt
Jefferson Jefferson Co. Emergency Svcs
Josephine Josephine Co. Emergency Mgmt
Klamath Klamath Co. Emergency Mgmt
Lake Lake Co. Emergency Svcs
Lane Lane Co. Office of Emergency Mgmt
Lincoln Lincoln Co. Emergency Mgmt
Linn Linn Co. Emergency Mgmt
Malheur Malheur Co. Emergency Mgmt
Marion Marion Co. Emergency Mgmt
Morrow Morrow Co. Emergency Mgmt
Multnomah Multnomah Co. Emergency Mgmt
Polk Polk Co. Emergency Mgmt
Sherman Sherman Co. Emergency Svcs
Tillamook Tillamook Co. Emergency Mgmt
Umatilla Umatilla Co. Emergency Mgmt
Union Union Co. Emergency Mgmt
Wallowa Wallowa Co. Dept. of Emergency Svcs
Wasco Wasco Co. Emergency Mgmt
Washington Washington Co. Emergency Mgmt
Wheeler Wheeler Co. Emergency Services
Yamhill Yamhill Co. Emergency Mgmt
Tribes Burns Paiute Tribe
Tribes Confederated Tribes of Grand Ronde
Tribes Confederated Tribes of Siletz Indians
Tribes Confederated Tribes of the Coos, Lower Umpqua and Siuslaw Indians
Tribes Confederated Tribes Of The Umatilla Indian Reservation
Tribes Confederated Tribes of Warm Springs
Tribes Coquille Indian Tribe
Tribes Cow Creek Band of Umpqua Tribe of Indians
Tribes Klamath Tribes

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Be Ready. Be set. Go!  

Be Ready. Be Set. Go!

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Level 1 - Be Ready
Level 1 - Be Ready


​​Level 2 - Be Set

Level 2 - Be Set


​​​Level 3 - Go Now!

Level 3 - Go Now!


​​Be Ready. Be Set. Go! Evacuation Flyer ​

Evacuation Flyer


Evacuation Flyer