An Overview of the Guide for Developing High-Quality Emergency Operations Plans for Institutions of Higher Education


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Office of Safe and Supportive Schools (OSSS)


Provides an overview of a federal guide for institutions of higher education developing emergency operations plans (EOPs). Highlights key principles of emergency planning and EOP development. Describes the function of EOPs in preventing emergencies, managing emergency response for colleges and universities, and ways to facilitate recovery. Includes resources to support emergency planning efforts for institutions of higher education.

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Colleges and Universities • Emergency Planning