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Valarie Smith
Executive Secretary

Have a Plan in Case an Emergency Strikes

Have a Plan in Case an Emergency Strikes

Houston, Sept. 4, 2018 —September is National Preparedness Month, and the University of Houston's Office of Emergency Management will be sharing preparedness tips for the UH community each week during this month.

Part 1 in the four-part series discusses making an emergency plan so you will know what to do if disaster strikes. The devastation of Hurricane Harvey shows the importance of having an emergency plan. The Office of Emergency Management will provide the resources needed to help build one today for your building, department or family.

Emergency Planning Resources:

Building/Department Emergency Response Plan template

Hurricane Preparedness

Emergency Preparedness Supplies Checklist

Emergency Preparedness Posters

Faculty Emergency Preparedness

For personal preparedness

For any questions, contact the Office of Emergency Management.

About the University of Houston

The University of Houston is a Carnegie-designated Tier One public research university recognized by The Princeton Review as one of the nation's best colleges for undergraduate education. UH serves the globally competitive Houston and Gulf Coast Region by providing world-class faculty, experiential learning and strategic industry partnerships. Located in the nation's fourth-largest city, UH serves more than 45,300 students in the most ethnically and culturally diverse region in the country.