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Oregon and FEMA Update Disaster News Desk Information

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The Oregon Office of Emergency Management and FEMA continue to operate separate news desks to handle media inquiries about recovery operations as a result of last year’s wildfires and straight-line winds.

Media may call the FEMA News Desk: 971-600-0278 and/or the State News Desk: 503-871-8689. They may also email FEMA at FEMA-ORNEWSDESK@fema.dhs.gov or OEM at public.info@state.or.us.

The number is for media outlets only. Disaster survivors who need help should call FEMA’s helpline at 800-621-3362 or TTY 800-462-7585, visit DisasterAssistance.gov or download the FEMA app. Follow FEMA Region 10 on Twitter and LinkedIn for the latest updates and visit FEMA.gov for more information.


FEMA's mission is helping people before, during, and after disasters.


Last updated February 13, 2021