Disasters can come in all shapes and sizes—from natural disasters (floods, hurricanes and earthquakes) to accidents (burst water pipe) to intentional acts of violence (active shooter). An effective response is determined by how well-prepared you are to deal with a disaster. Disaster planning is an essential component of preserving the University’s resources.
Domestic preparedness trains and educates citizens and emergency responders to achieve basic preparedness for all types of emergency events, including acts of terrorism. Citizens and local, state and federal governments all have a role in preparedness, response and recovery.