Emergency Response Protocols

Natural Disasters

Severe Weather Related Emergencies

Severe weather can occur throughout each season in the Missoula area. This includes; thunderstorms, high wind, ice, hail, snow, blizzard, and rain with potential flooding. The Dispatch office receives any weather advisories and warnings and will notify the campus community if weather conditions are dangerous. Faculty, staff and students are advised to check the weather forecast on the UM Police website.

Severe Thunderstorm/High Winds - FA-1

Winter Storms and Cold Spell - FA-2

Flood - FA-3

Landslide/Avalanche - FA-4

Wildfires - FA-51

Earthquake - FA-6

Volcanic Ash - FA-7

Man-Made Disasters

Structural Fire - FA-8

Utility Outage - FA-9

Chemical Spill or Release (Hazmat Incident) - FA-10

Active Shooter - FA-11

Bomb Threat - FA-12

Terrorism (Biological/Chemical) - FA-13

Receipt of Suspicious Letter or Package - FA-14

Civil Disturbance - FA-15

Medical Emergency - FA-16

Pandemic Outbreak - FA-17