Office of Emergency Management

  • OEM Receives Governor's Citation as Part of the Vaccine Clinic Team

    OEM helped provide more than 40,000 COVID-19 vaccinations to the community. 

  • Office of Emergency Management Named UMB Champions of Excellence

    OEM has worked tirelessly to help coordinate UMB's COVID-19 response and recovery efforts. 

  • OEM Wins 2021 MarCom Gold Award

    OEM's Emergency Communications Annex receives prestigious award. 


  • OEM Provides Support Following Line of Duty Deaths

    Maryland Incident Management Team helped coordinate memorial services following three Baltimore City Fire Department deaths.


  • UMB’s Bratt Appointed to Governor’s Emergency Management Advisory Council

    Named by Gov. Hogan, executive director of emergency management becomes first from a university to serve on this statewide council.

About Us

Mission Statement 

To excel as a comprehensive emergency management program by enhancing partnerships and coordinating activities necessary to mitigate and prevent against; prepare for; respond to; and recover from natural, human‐caused, and technological emergencies and disasters.

Vision Statement 

A disaster‐resilient university that serves the institution and greater community as a public good.

Strategic Objectives 

-Protect UMB
-Create a Culture of Resilience
-Help Others