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Hurricane Preparedness

The University of Houston-Victoria  is vulnerable to impacts from tropical storms and hurricanes. Pre-storm preparation and post storm recovery as well as management of the campus during a storm is critical. The timing and implementation of any or all Hurricane Preparation/Response and Continuity of Operations (COOP) may be altered based upon facts and circumstances surrounding any individual hurricane event. The primary objectives of the plan are as follows:

  • Ensure safety and protection of faculty, staff, students and visitors
  • Mitigate damage and protect university assets
  • Restore business and academic operations as quickly as possible

A guide to Hurricane Preparation and Maintaining Operations is in development.

Additional Hurricane Preparedness Resources

NWS Hurricane/Severe Weather Guide

Emergency Preparedness Supplies Checklist

Ready.gov Build A Kit

Ready.gov Hurricanes

Victoria City and County Emergency Management

Pre-Storm Checklist Template

Hurricane Zip Zones and Evacuation Routes