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Emergency Procedure Quick Reference Guide

Emergency Management Quick Reference Guide


School emergencies are unexpected, unpredictable, and can take many forms. This quick and easy reference guide is for immediate response, is not a complete school safety plan, but does use FEMA’s four categories of school-related emergencies.



No one can be fully prepared for everything that can happen, but planning and practice are essential to determining how people will react in a crisis or emergency.

  • Think safety first.
  • Use common sense and training.
  • Act quickly and calmly.
  • Be factual and hold emotions in check when dealing with students and the community.


Universal Emergency Procedures