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The Office of Emergency Preparedness and Response is charged with the preparation, prevention, and response to all-hazards events at Tulane University. Through comprehensive risk assessment, training, planning, mitigation and response, we ensure a safe, healthy, and happy community. We welcome you to explore the information presented on our website and encourage you to contact us for further details concerning emergency management efforts.


Providing Tulane University a solid yet flexible Office of Emergency Preparedness and Response structure, positioned to provide for the best possible safety and welfare of the faculty, staff, and students through the preservation of life, health, property, and environment.


Position Tulane University so as to gain national recognition amongst universities and our local, state, and federal partners as the flagship program in providing excellence in disaster readiness and resilience. Additionally, acknowledgement as a model of excellence in providing services through preparedness, response, recovery, and business continuity activities will round out Tulane as an organization that is a national leader in providing education and training to prepare the community for those unforeseen events.

We look forward to working with you and wish you a safe and happy time at Tulane.

If you are in need of assistance, please contact any of our team members listed below.

Donald Veals
Meredith Beers
Joshua Beal