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The Four Pillars of Emergency Management


About UVA Emergency Management

UVA Emergency Management develops and communicates the University's key emergency policies, strategies, plans and procedures across Grounds. We help the institution plan, mitigate, respond, and recover from emergencies, large and small.  

Areas of Responsibility

  • Oversee and administer the University's AED program
  • Oversee and administer the University's emergency phone program
  • Develop and maintain important plans such as the Critical Incident Managment Plan (CIMP) and Continuity of Operations Plan (COOP)
  • Create and help coordinate emergency information to the University community
  • Participate on the University's Security and General Safety Committee
  • Provide emergency preparedness training programs to faculty, staff, and students
  • Lead the implementation of the University's Operations Center in the event of an emergency or other large scale event
  • Lead the emergency planning efforts for major events such as athletic events and other large gatherings
  • Serve as the liasion with various community partners

Committee and Board Representation 

Members of UVA Emergency Managment sit on several committees both at within the University and in the local community. Examples of committees with representation include:

  • UVA Safety and General Security Committee
  • Transportation & Parking Committee
  • Charlottesville-UVA-Albemarle County Local Emergency Prepraredness Committee
  • Charlottesville-UVA-Albemarle County Emergency Communications Center Board