Emergency Preparedness

Preparedness ToolkitPreparing Together Guide
You may have heard people say that “every disaster is local” or that you and your community may be on your own for several days after a major disaster. It is likely that you, your families, neighbors and community will have to depend on each other immediately after a disaster.

The goal of the Preparing Together Discussion Guide and Toolkit is to provide you and your group with easy-to-understand information and resources for preparing together for a disaster or emergency. Washington County is committed to partnering with you to prepare.  Let's plan now, work together and get ready!

Other Emergency Preparedness Resources:

Get Trained! Training is available through various agencies:

  • American Red Cross - Oregon Trail Chapter
  • CERT - Community Emergency Response Team (CERT)- Contact the nearest or most convenient CERT for you:
  • Map Your Neighborhood is a free training that was created to foster community resilience. It is provided by Washington County and the cities of Beaverton, Hillsboro and Tigard Community Emergency Response Teams:

Learn More! Get prepared and help others prepare; share informational resources.