Sabin: Neighbors Helping Neighbors

Lisa Loving photo Neighbors help neighbors. Across the country and around the world neighbors have helped neighbors in all kinds of situations and disasters,...

Northeast Prepares for The Big One

By Ben Weber, Woodlawn Neighborhood resident and Assistance Team Leader for the Concordia-Vernon-Woodlawn Neighborhood Emergency Team (NET).  Are you prepared for a major natural disaster in Portland? Ever since an infamous New Yorker article in...

Portland “NETs” Help You Prepare for Disaster

For 18 years, from the time I moved to the Pacific Northwest in 1997 until July 2015, I did not give a moment’s thought to the potential of a natural disaster happening to me,...

Emergency Planning: First Things First

by Tom Philliips, Woodlawn/Vernon/Concordia Neighborhood Emergency Team (NET) Preparing for a potential emergency situation can seem overwhelming but it does not have to be.  If we knew a large scale emergency situation was going to...

Emergency Planning: The Rule of Three

By Amy Gard, Team Leader, Neighborhood Emergency Team (NET) for Concordia/Vernon/ Woodlawn If you do a google search for "rule of three," you'll find it shows up in everything from mathematics to Wicca. In the...

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