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.
- Adversarial, Incidental, and Human-caused Threats
- Biological Hazards
- Technological Hazards
- Natural Hazards
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.