Emergency Management Program Coordinates Resources

Published August 29, 2017

The Emergency Management Program Policy, approved and signed by President Tripathi, is available in the University Policy Library

Overview

The UB Emergency Management Program effectively coordinates university, community and other external resources to protect life and property before, during and after emergencies. The Program defines the authority, organization and Comprehensive Emergency Management Plan to:

  • safeguard the welfare of the campus community
  • articulate the coordination of effective planning for, response to, recovery from, and mitigation of emergencies
  • organize and direct available resources toward an effective response to, and recovery from, emergencies
  • include a chain of command establishing the authority and responsibilities of campus officials and staff members that requires individual departments to develop consistent, detailed emergency plans and to commit resources for emergency preparedness.

Applicability

This policy applies to all members of the university community.

Guidance

Questions can be directed to UB Emergency Management at 716-645-3134 or jayroor@buffalo.edu.