Emergency Management

UB Emergency Management is responsible for developing a comprehensive emergency management plan for the university, all university departments, schools, and associated units. In the event of an emergency, UB Emergency Management leads the university in an organized effort to minimize the impact and maximize the speed at which normal operations are restored.

UB Emergency Management is responsible for developing and implementing an all hazards, all phases, all stakeholders and all impacts university-wide emergency plan. In addition, UB Emergency Management coordinates the effort to keep the university community informed, resolve emergencies efficiently, and restore the campus to normal operations. UB’s Comprehensive Emergency Management Plan assures a timely and effective response to every situation that intends to save lives, minimize property damage and assure a successful recovery.

Emergency Planning Technical Assistance

UB Emergency Management provides technical assistance to all departments at UB.  The services offered follow a phased approach to emergency planning (prevention, mitigation, response and recovery) and include the following:

  • Hazard and vulnerability assessments
  • Needs and resource assessments
  • Emergency plan coordination and development
  • Emergency plan review and revision
  • Emergency response training
  • Emergency drills and exercises
  • Review of emergencies or incidents using continuous improvement model

Contact an Expert

Contact the Senior Emergency Management Coordinator to:

  • Review your departmental emergency plan(s)
  • Consult about developing a departmental emergency plan
  • Conduct continuity and contingency planning for emergencies
  • Train staff about emergency procedures
  • Conduct drills and exercises to validate emergency plans

Jay Roorbach

Senior Emergency Planning Coordinator

Finance and Administration

252B Capen Hall

Phone: 716-645-3134

Email: jayroor@buffalo.edu