ERIC Number: ED463638
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 2000-Nov
Reference Count: N/A
Earthquake Preparedness 101: Guidelines for Colleges and Universities.
California Governor's Office, Los Angeles. Office of Emergency Services.
This document presents guidelines on emergency response and business recovery for colleges and universities in the event of an earthquake. The guidelines, developed by California institutions and revised based on experience with the Northridge earthquake, are provided under the following headings: (1) "To the President or Chancellor"; (2) "To the Disaster Planner"; (3) "Earthquake Preparedness"; (4) "Earthquake Response"; and (5) "Post-Disaster Recovery." (Appendices contain job specifications for a campus emergency preparedness coordinator, legislation and applicable authorities, a sample disaster response plan from Stanford University, a sample mutual aid agreement from the California State universities, a checklist for campus dormitory evacuation planning, an outline of the cost recovery process for state and federal disaster assistance, and more information about California's Standardized Emergency Management System [SEMS]. Contains a list of further reading.) (EV)
Descriptors: Colleges, Crisis Management, Earthquakes, Emergency Programs, Higher Education, School Safety, Universities
For full text: http://www.scup.org/emp/ep101-all.pdf.
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Administrators; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: California Governor's Office, Los Angeles. Office of Emergency Services.
Identifiers: California; Emergency Evacuations; Emergency Preparedness; Emergency Response Services