TOP THREATS IN DESCHUTES COUNTY
Understanding what types of threats can affect your community can also help you become better prepared.
Deschutes County is vulnerable to a variety of natural disasters. Wildfire is the No. 2 threat – especially for a wildland urban interface community such as Sunriver and the greater south Deschutes County region.
Central Oregon is also at risk from winter storms, earthquake, high winds, volcanic eruption,
flooding and other conditions that could necessitate an emergency response.
Click any of the disasters below to learn more from Ready.gov
Also, be aware of the potential for man-made disasters such as a
pandemic, hazardous materials spill, active threat or act of terrorism.
Sunriver is a
Weather Ready Nation Ambassador
The WRN Ambassador initiative is the connecting hub of a vast network of federal, state and local government agencies, emergency managers and city planners, researchers, the media, the insurance industry, nonprofit organizations, the private sector and many others who are working together to address the impacts of extreme weather incidents on daily life.