Emergency Management


Office of Emergency Management

The Howard University Office of Emergency Management (OEM) is a division within the Howard University Department of Public Safety. OEM works to ensure that the University is preparing for, preventing, mitigating, responding to, and recovering from emergencies and disasters. OEM manages the University’s Emergency Operations Center and coordinates the University's emergency alert and notification process and maintains constant situational awareness of conditions that could adversely affect the health, safety, and/or general welfare of students, faculty, staff, visitors, and families.

Primary Programs:

  • Emergency Planning 
  • Incident Monitoring, Response & Management
  • Emergency Notification & Warning (Bison Safe)
  • Training & Exercises
  • Disaster Preparedness Education
  • Special Event Planning
  • Continuity of Operations Planning

Service

Contact Info

Homeland Security Threat Level 

 https://www.dhs.gov

Campus Police NON-Emergency

 202-806-1100

Campus Police EMERGENCY

 202-806-7777

Howard University Hospital Services Bureau

 202-865-1103

Metropolitan Police Department (MPD) Non-Emergency

 311

Metropolitan Police Department (MPD) Emergency Services 

 911

https://mpdc.dc.gov/ 

DC Fire and Emergency Medical Services (FEMS) 

 911

https://fems.dc.gov/page/about-fems 

Identity Theft Information

 https://www.consumer.ftc.gov/topics/identity-theft

Bison Connect

 https://www2.howard.edu/contact/emergency

 

Joey Henderson

Emergency Manager

Joey.Henderson@howard.edu

202-806-1354

2244 10th St. NW, Suite 264

Washington DC, 20059

Emergency Management Documents

Preparing for Emergency Incidents (PDF)

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