The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley

Office of Emergency Preparedness


The Office of Emergency Preparedness is committed to the continuous process of preparing for, responding to, recovering from, and mitigating potential losses from natural, technological or human-caused disasters that may negatively impact students, faculty, staff, visitors, and facilities at The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley.

The Office of Emergency Preparedness:

  • Promotes a foundation for emergency management and provides the framework for effective preparedness efforts through the Emergency Operations Plan and related annexes;
  • Maintains, develops and aligns achievable emergency management goals and objectives with the vision, mission, and purpose of The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley;
  • Defines procedures pertinent to the execution of the Emergency Management Program;
  • Identifies, and maintains good working relationships with internal and external emergency management partners and stakeholders; and
  • Strengthens program continuity and viability by providing training and exercises.

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