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Emergency Management Plans

    The Emergency Management Plan

    The Emergency Management Plan, also known as the EMP, is a campus-wide plan that provides the basic framework and outlines how any emergency would be managed on the University of Houston campus. It describes the roles, responsibilities and procedures for departments, units, faculty, staff and students during any incident.

    This EMP is an “All-Hazards Approach” plan which provides broad guidelines for emergency management with specific emergency management functions. The basic emergency management procedures given here are designed to protect lives and property through an effective use of campus and community resources. Since an incident may happen suddenly and without warning, the procedures in the EMP are designed to be flexible to accommodate contingencies of various types and magnitudes. 

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    UH Pandemic Influenza Plan

    The purpose of the University of Houston Pandemic Influenza Plan is to provide guidance in preparing for, identifying, and responding to pandemic influenza. The objectives of this plan are to reduce the impacts caused by an outbreak of influenza on the students, staff, and faculty of the University of Houston community. This plan provides a framework for pandemic influenza preparedness and response activities and serves as a foundation for further planning, drills, and emergency preparedness activities.

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    UH Mass Evacuation Plan

    The purpose of the University of Houston Mass Evacuation Plan is to provide guidance to prepare for and to facilitate an effective large-scale evacuation of the UH Main Campus in order to protect students, staff, faculty and visitors of the University of Houston community. This plan provides a framework for mass evacuation preparedness and response activities and serves as a foundation for further planning, drills, and emergency preparedness activities.

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