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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