Emergency Management


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Are you ready? Disaster can strike at any time. Knowing what to do in an emergency can minimize the effect the situation has on you, your department and your loved ones at home. 

From earthquakes to bomb threats to campus shootings, this website offers information to help you prepare yourself – and your department – for managing during and after a chaotic event.

Aside from the resources found in these web pages, the San Francisco Department of Emergency Management has helpful information on surviving the first 72 hours after a major event like an earthquake (sf72.org). FEMA has more information on their Ready.gov website.


Emergencies & Disasters

The UCSF Police Department’s Homeland Security Emergency Management Division engages in “All-Hazard” planning.  The Division continually maintains and updates the University’s emergency plan to better respond and recover from natural, technological and man-made disasters.

For further information:

Review the links in the side panels, or contact us:  emer.mgt@police.ucsf.edu.


  UCSF is a Certified Storm Ready University

StormReady is a nationwide program that helps communities better protect their citizens during severe weather. The program encourages communities to take a proactive approach to improving local hazardous weather operations. StormReady provides emergency managers with clear-cut guidelines on how to improve theirhazardous weather operations.  For more information on StormReady go to: http://www.stormready.noaa.gov/