University of Houston-Victoria

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Section I: Acronyms

AAR - After Action Report

CERT - Community Emergency Response Team

CFR - Code of Federal Regulations

COV - City of Victoria

DHS - Department of Homeland Security

DSHS - Department of State Health Services

EMP - Emergency Management Plan

EOC- Emergency Operations Center

EOT - Executive Operations Team

ERG - Emergency Response Guide

FEMA - Federal Emergency Management Agency, an element of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security

HSEEP - Homeland Security Exercise Evaluation Program

HSPD - Homeland Security Presidential Directive

IAP - Incident Action Plan

IC - Incident Commander

ICP - Incident Command Post

ICS - Incident Command System

JIC - Joint Information Center

MAPP - Manual of Administrative Policies and Procedures

NIMS - National Incident Management System

NWS - National Weather Service

OEM - Office of Emergency Management

PIO - Public Information Officer

TDEM - Texas Division of Emergency Management

UH - University of Houston

UHDPS - University of Houston Department of Public Safety

UHV - University of Houston-Victoria

UHV-EOC - University of Houston Emergency Operations Center

UHVPD - UHV Police Department

UIC - University Incident Commander

VCOHSEM - Victoria County Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Management

VP - Vice President