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Person manning the Emergency Management officeEddie Coar is the Director of Emergency Management. This division of UAB Police and Public Safety is charged with the oversight of a comprehensive emergency management program, facilitating institutional collaboration, resource-sharing and monitoring activities that maintain the safety of the University of Alabama at Birmingham.

Eddie Coar
Director of Emergency Management
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(205) 934-7415

Emergency Management Objectives:

  1. Provide oversight for the mitigation, preparation, response and recovery related to emergencies that may impact UAB.
  2. Review identified threats, potential hazards, adverse events, and assess the impact on the varied UAB interests.
  3. Adopt an all-hazards approach to emergency management to address a range of emergencies regardless of cause.
  4. Exercise, evaluate, and revise as appropriate emergency planning and response documents.





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