Central Oregon, Pacific Northwest, and the State of Oregon are facing growing threats from natural disasters such as wildfire, flooding, and pandemics, as well as the anticipated Cascadia Subduction Zone earthquake.

Redmond, Oregon will play a significant role in rescue and recovery operations for major statewide disasters, yet the region lacks a dedicated multi-agency coordination center for emergency operations or adequate training facilities for large scale emergency incidents.

CORE3 will be a dedicated, multi-agency coordination center and collaborative training facility for local, state, and federal public safety and emergency management personnel.