Carnegie Mellon University

Emergency Preparedness and Response

The purpose of the Emergency Preparedness and Response Plan is to provide governance, guidelines, and structure for the management of actions and operations needed to address immediate requirements for an emergency incident or planned event. 

The goals of the plan are:

  • Preserve life and safety of students, faculty and staff;
  • Provide concept of operations and direction, control, and coordination of resources needed for incident or event stabilization;
  • Protect University property, the community, and the environment;
  • Manage communications and information regarding incident and event response operations and safety; and
  • Provide and analyze information to support decision-making and action plans.
emergency management process