Office of Emergency Management News

Oregon Disaster Agency Issues Revealed in Audit

Oregon’s emergency management agency may not be well equipped to recover from a major disaster because of a history of leadership problems and an incomplete plan to handle emergencies, according to an audit issued by the Secretary of State’s office. …

Report Praises Response To Deadly Colorado Wildfire

A review of the most destructive wildfire in Colorado history released Wednesday found much to praise and few problems in the way Colorado Springs agencies responded. Investigators say the June 2012 Waldo Canyon Fire on the northwest side of Colorado …