SUNRIVER POLICE DEPARTMENT
The 5 "P"'s of Evacuation
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5. Papers (Important)
Are you ready?
Do you know how to prepare?
Is your Go Bag Ready?
What is a GO Bag? A GO bag is an emergency preparedness bag that you pack in advance and hope you never need! Some common items in a GO bag are:
directions and designated evacuation routes
- Winter Storm
- Earthquake (Cascadia)
- Earthquake (Crustal)
This Information was obtained from the 2015 Deschutes County Natural Hazards Mitigation Plan.
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check website for details about the emergency actions and more
The red button will direct you to the website that will be a source of information in the event of an evacuation or threat in the Sunriver Community.
The MISSION of the Sunriver Police Department is to PROTECT and SERVE
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Other potential sources of information include:
- Text or phone alerts via Deschutes County 911 and/or the Sunriver Police Department
- Social media posts by Deschutes County Sheriff's Office, Sunriver Police and/or Sunriver Fire.
- Local media, TV and radio
- Email Notifications
- Sunriver Owners Association website www.sunriverowners.org
- Sunriver Navigator mobile app
- Channel 3 (Bend Broadband customers only)
- www.SunriverEmergencyInfo.com (This website is linked to the Red Emergency Button above.)
EMERGENCY PREPAREDNESS STARTS WITH YOU!
What to do when the sirens go off and how to prepare yourself for an emergency
The best time to prepare for an emergency is before the emergency happens. It doesn't matter if you are a full time resident of Sunriver or a visitor, it's easy to think "It will never happen to me." Here is some basic information to help you get started. For more in depth planning, please visit www.SunriverEmergencyInfo.com
- Sign Up for Emergency Notification Services - Your safety is very important to us. Before you do anything else (even finish reading this article), sign up for Emergency Alerts with Deschutes County 911. Click on this link www.Deschutes.org/911/alerts Did you read what you are signing up for? It is very important for you to know why and under what circumstances you are receiving an alert. You are under no obligation to sign up.
- Sign Up for Text Message Alerts Specific to Sunriver - Text SRALERTS to 888777 and receive information specific to Sunriver.
- Know What To Do if You Hear the Sirens - Educate yourself ahead of time what to do if you hear the sirens and when the sirens will be activated.
- Family Meeting Point - Designate a family meeting point in case you get separated and communications are down.
- GO Bag - Have a GO Bag ready for each family member (including pets).
- Keep Vehicles Fueled - Keep at least 1/2 tank of gas in your vehicle.
- Evacuation Routes - Practice your evacuation routes. Know what your options are.