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Disasters can happen anywhere, anytime. Delaware is vulnerable to several natural hazards (such as flash floods, hurricanes, winter storms) and manmade threats (such as hazardous materials accidents, cyber-attacks, or terrorist threats).

The University of Delaware Office of Emergency Management (OEM) coordinates large-scale emergency preparedness, response, recovery, and mitigation activities on the UD campus. The responsibilities of UD OEM include supporting the UD continuity of operations program, contingency planning for special events, monitoring severe weather conditions, collaborating with UDPD to provide emergency communications, and liaising with external partners. UD OEM is also responsible for maintaining the following University emergency plans, policies, and procedures:

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