Downloadable Emergency Guidebook
Safety is a responsibility that we all share. This guidebook was designed to provide quick-reference emergency procedures. Please review this book periodically, so you will be prepared to rapidly and effectively manage any emergencies. Please note that every emergency poses a unique and ever-changing combination of factors and challenges, so no guide can ever be complete. Plan ahead.
About Emergency Management at UH Mānoa
Emergency Management is an integral function within UHM DPS. Our purpose is to coordinate and prepare the UH Mānoa community to respond to emergencies or disasters and to manage recovery efforts in an effective and timely manner. Our Emergency Management Office supports the UH Mānoa campus and UH System administration and departments. UHM DPS has established three functional phases to accomplish our campus Emergency Management goals:
- Prepare – Organize, educate, train, exercise and inform the UHM community on a variety of potential emergencies (hazards and disasters).
- Respond – Establish, train, equip, exercise and improve first responder and emergency management teams to effectively respond to emergencies.
- Manage – Coordinate, establish, train and improve emergency plans and procedures for the effective management of personnel, funds, material, equipment and medical care.
What to do in case of…
Emergency Management State and Local Resources
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|UH System list of Emergency Management Links and Resources
UH System provides this list of recommended Emergency Management agencies, including state, county, and non-governmental organizations
|Hawai’i State Emergency Management Agency (formerly known as Hawai’i State Civil Defense)
Leads the State of Hawai’i in prevention, protection, and rapid assistance during disasters with a full range of resources and effective partnerships
|City & County of Honolulu Department of Emergency Management (DEM)
Coordinates emergency management plans, programs, and initiatives with that of the city, state, federal private, and corporate entities
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|American Red Cross (Hawaiʻi Chapter)
Provides disaster relief and teaches lifesaving skills to the people of Hawaiʻi, helping people prevent and prepare for emergencies, and providing support to military families
|The American Red Cross offers free Hurricane App, First Aid App, and many more. Click here for a list of downloadable apps for your phone!|
|NOAA/National Weather Service U.S. Tsunami Warning Center
NOAA National Weather Service Pacific Tsunami Warning Center
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|National Weather Service Central Pacific Hurricane Center
Provides real-time weather forecasts, updates, and disaster preparedness information
|Subscribe to receive weather alerts through NOAA and the National Weather Service|
|UH Mānoa Environmental Health and Safety Office
Works to promote safe campus environments through the development and administration of health and safety programs critical to the university experience.
|UHM Fire Safety Program
Provides a safe campus environment by identifying and eliminating potential fire hazards through consistent and comprehensive building fire inspection procedures, emphasizing compliance with all applicable fire and building codes.