Emergency Management

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The University of California, Irvine Emergency Management Program is led by the UCI Police Department Emergency Services Unit. The Emergency Services Unit serves as the administrative unit charged with creating the framework within which the University can reduce vulnerability and sensitivity to hazards and cope with crisis and disasters.

The UCI Emergency Services Unit takes an integrated approach to emergency management and continuity of operations that will assist the University not only in preparing to respond to crises and disasters, but in identifying opportunities to mitigate risk and prevent loss; and in establishing continuity of operations and recovery strategies for all types of events - regardless of size and complexity.

Vision

UC Irvine will be recognized as a leader in higher education for a distinguished emergency management program and a resilient campus community.

Mission

To continuously improve the resilience and readiness of the campus community and the ability to respond to and recover from natural and human-caused emergencies within the framework of the phases of emergency management – mitigation, preparedness, response and recovery.