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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:

  1. Prepare – Organize, educate, train, exercise and inform the UHM community on a variety of potential emergencies (hazards and disasters).
  2. Respond – Establish, train, equip, exercise and improve first responder and emergency management teams to effectively respond to emergencies.
  3. Manage – Coordinate, establish, train and improve emergency plans and procedures for the effective management of personnel, funds, material, equipment and medical care.



Emergency Management State and Local Resources


For more information or inquiries, please contact Emergency Management Coordinator Jimmy Lagunero at or (808) 956-0773.