News & Information

Flood

Flooding can occur near any stream, river or other waterway.

Heat

In southern Oregon, summer temperatures can hover in the 90s for weeks at a time. Whenever possible, avoid prolonged exposure to the heat.

Earthquake

Every few years, an earthquake is large enough for people to feel, and every few decades there is an earthquake that causes damage.

Wildfires

Residents living in wild land and urban interface areas should be aware of the danger of wildfire and prepare accordingly.

House Fire

If a fire breaks out in your home you may have less than two minutes to escape before it's engulfed in flames.

Health Hazards

As you are preparing for hazards like wildfires and floods, it's important to also prepare for health emergencies.

Drought

A drought is a period of drier than normal conditions that results in water-related problems. 

Hazmat

Prevention of accidents, rather than prediction, is central to avoiding potential damage, loss, or contamination from hazardous materials.