Emergency Management

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Emergency Preparedness Training

Is your home, office or school prepared for an emergency?

The CSUN Emergency Management department wants to assist all CSUN community members prepare as best as they can for disasters and other emergencies.  We offer customized training presentations to student, faculty, staff and affiliated community members upon request. For more information or to arrange a training session, please contact the Emergency Preparedness Manager at (818) 677-5973.

Some of our Training Sessions include:

New Employee Orientation — What do new employees need to know about the Department of Police Services and Emergency Preparedness and how CSUN is prepared?

Building Marshal Training - The Building Marshal Program is designed to provide recruiting, training, and coordination of volunteers in every major building on campus.  This training will provide emergency response procedures for some of the most common or likely critical incident emergency situations that may occur on campus.  The training is designed to enhance the chances of protecting yourself as well as assisting others in an emergency situation.  This training is for faculty and staff who are participants in the Building Marshal Program.

Personal Emergency Preparedness — Do members of your family know the safest and most dangerous places in your home during a disaster or an emergency?  Do they know where to meet if they are separated?  Do they know how and when to evacuate?  Emergencies and disasters can strike quickly and without warning and in this session you will receive expert advise on how to prepare and respond in the event of an emergency. Do you have a financial emergency plan?  These essential tips can prepare you to be ready in the event of a disaster or emergency.

Department/College Emergency Action Plan — All CSUN departments are encouraged to develop an Emergency Action Plan; this tutorial will guide you through the EAP process.

Introduction to Standardized Emergency Management System— this is the required California Emergency Operations Response and Disaster plan and how CSUN must comply within this framework to be eligible to apply for federal disaster recovery monies

Introduction to National Incident Management System -  this is the required Federal Emergency Operations Response and Disaster plan and how CSUN must comply within this framework to be eligible to apply for federal disaster recovery monies.

Earthquake Preparedness - We cannot stop an earthquake, but we can mitigate the impact that it will have on you and your family.  Earthquakes strike quickly and without warning.  In this session you will receive advice on how to prepare and respond in the event of an earthquake.  You can cope by preparing in advance.  The safety and well -being of your  loved ones is important, so take the time NOW to learn how to develop a family emergency plan, prepare emergency supplies and other valuable information to help you during and after an earthquake.

Academic Aftershocks - a 45-minute video about how CSUN worked through the aftermath of the 1994 earthquake. View the video here.