Understanding the IssueFaced with emergencies ranging from active shooter situations to fires, tornadoes, floods, hurricanes, earthquakes, and pandemic influenza, this is no easy task. Many of these emergencies occur with little to no warning; therefore, it is critical for institutions of higher education (IHEs) to plan ahead to help ensure the safety and general welfare of all members of the campus community.
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A video detailing how Superstorm Sandy prompted Stony Brook University to transform its EOC from a conference room into a fusion center.
Infographic detailing how prepared college campuses are for an emergency, and the short and long term impacts of on-campus emergencies.
This page was developed under a federal Department of Homeland Security grant to IACLEA. The goals were to:develop and disseminate resources to strengthen the capacity of campus public safety departments in the United States to anticipate and develop plans for potential WMD/terrorist threats, develop an Incident Command System training program, and develop a strategic vision for campus public safety training needed in the next three to five years.