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The Office of Emergency Management employs an integrated all-hazards approach that addresses the four major elements of emergency management: preparedness, response, recovery, and mitigation. The program has established objectives that provide a comprehensive, cost-effective, and integrated approach to enhance disaster safety and establish long-term risk- and loss-reduction strategies. Through developing, maintaining, and updating a comprehensive suite of emergency management plans, the Office of Emergency Management actively works to improve and expand the university’s overall disaster resilience.