Subscriptions: RSSEmail

Resilience - a community disaster preparedness expo

  • Type: Meeting or Conference
  • Date: 02 Jun 2012
  • Location: United States of America (Portland, Oregon)
  • Venue: King School 4906 NE 6th Ave.
  • Language: English



Resilience PDX is an event to connect Portlanders (Oregon, USA) who want to acquire or share knowledge and skills about disaster preparedness. Geologists suggest the region is due for a major earthquake, and better preparedness can save lives and minimize impacts of a disaster. The more people are prepared, the faster they will be able to recover and return to 'normalcy'. At this event, various groups around Portland will be showcased that can serve as resources for the community before, during, and after a major emergency. There will also be a number of skills workshops, where experts will share knowledge to help you prepare for and recover from a disaster. All for free! Come learn and get connected. The final schedule will be posted by the end of May.

The following workshops will be offered:

• Earthquake-Proofing your Home
• Preparing a Comprehensive Household Kit
• Food Storage/Preservation
• Clean and Potable Water
• Home Energy
• Managing Pee and Poop
• Individual Resilience
• Organizing your Neighbors
• Bicycle Cargo Demonstration
• Social Media and Other Technologies in Disasters
• Putting Out Fires

Additional information


Event fee


Target audience

Resilience brings public agencies, citizens, churches, community groups, and non-profits together for a one-day event to share information and skills to improve community resilience and disaster preparedness.

How to register

Register online www.resiliencepdx.org/register.html


  • Themes:Capacity Development, Civil Society/NGOs, Community-based DRR
  • Hazards:Earthquake
  • Countries/Regions:United States of America

  • Short URL:http://preventionweb.net/go/26387

Tag This Document

Comma separated. E.g. gender events, women

> Log in to view your tags

Email this page
Export to your calendar

Share your inputs to WCDRR working session

Explore the WCDRR intergovernmental, multi-stakeholder and public forum sessions and outcomes