Keeping your safe with a Campus Mud Slide Safety Procedure

Keeping your campus safe and secure when masses of rock, earth or debris move down a slope, a landslide or mudslide occurs, mudslides are a common type of fast-moving landslides that tends to flow in channels, with a campus mud slide safety procedure you can.

Landslides or mudslides can threaten campuses in the following ways:

  • Rapidly moving water and debris can lead to trauma.
  • Broken electrical, water, gas and sewage lines can result in injury or illness.
  • Disrupted roadways and railways can endanger motorists and disrupt transport and access to health care.

It’s important to have and know the safety procedures in place on your campus.

Keeping your campus safe and secure during a landslide/mudslideor mudslide.

  • Evacuate immediately if safe to do so.
  • Listen for unusual sounds that might indicate moving debris, such as trees cracking or boulders knocking together.
  • If near a stream or channel, be on the lookout for any sudden increase or decrease in water flow. This could be a sign of an approaching mudslide.
  • If driving, stay alert and watch for collapsed pavement, mud, fallen rocks, or any other indications of debris flow.

Keeping your campus safe and secure after a landslide or mudslide.

  • Stay away from the slide area.
  • Watch for flooding.
  • Report any injuries, broken utility lines, or other potential hazards to campus police.

IDentifyED is our solution for notifying campus personnel and students about landslides and mudslides, with our campus mud slide safety procedure.

1Do not put yourself in harm’s way for any reason, follow the campus mud slide safety procedure.

2Typically, but not always you will be told to find shelter, seek high ground

3Landslide can come quickly it is important to find shelter immediately, check the campus mud slide safety procedure on the IDentifyED App.

4If you witness or experience a Landslide make a help request immediately, if possible add text and a picture.

5Swipe up on your IDentifyED app to find you organizations landslide/mudslide procedures.

6Swipe left on the ID screen of IDentifyed and you will come to your campuses’ custom app, the campus may have added additional links there as well as potential systems or sources of information.

7Landslide may affect only a small area or a large community. The IDentifyED system has integration into the I Love U Guys Foundation’s standard response procedures, these procedures will tell people how you need to respond and reduce panic during a landslide.

8If you need help use the IDentifyED 911 feature on the help request this will direct you to specific campus response personnel on IDentifyED and explain to the dispatcher the issue. Campus resources might be the best place to call for help on your campus. If for any reason you are not able to get in touch with campus resources, do not hesitate to dial 911 on your phone app.

9Emergency personnel during a landslide/mudslide with IDentifyED can also involve or escalate to additional personnel as well as any emergency responders.

10Emergency responders will also maintain and update critical event message boards about the landslide, that will allow everyone in the campus to get the most critical and up-to-date information.

11If you need help or others need help during the landslide, you can make additional help requests that might document additional assistance and additional people who might be injured during the landslide.

12For IDentifyed Schools Only: During a landslide, it is possible that you will be in class make certain that attendance is taken by the teacher as you seek shelter.

13If for any reason you are not in class check into a location, class, event, group or transportation so that emergency responders know where everyone is.

14Look for updates to the locations as well, perhaps the campus will add shelter locations so that you can accurately share your location with friends, family and of course emergency responders.

15If you check-in, and then need help — emergency responders will be able to respond to your specific location with much better detail. For example, during a landslide/mudslide it is possible that you are on the 20th floor in room 2001 of a 20-story building. If you need assistance, your IDentifyED reported longitude and latitude will only tell the responders what building you are in, a good check-in will help them narrow it down the floor and room, so that they can find you.

16If you are handicapped and experience an earthquake, and you need assistance or the elevators are disabled or there is a power outage. Make a handicapped help request with your specific checked in location (many campuses have designated handicapped assistance areas for you to check into.)

17Once the landslide/mudslide is not a threat — emergency personnel will either broadcast out an all clear or begin reunification procedures.

18If an all clear is sent during a landslide/mudslide assume that there will be additional information that may need to be shared, stay sheltered until you are able to get assurance that it is safe.

19After a landslide/mudslide please report any and all personal injury or other issues through IDentifyED.

20After a landslide/mudslide please report any damage to property or safety concerns via the IDentifyED Help request.

21For IDentifyed Schools Only: If a reunification process is called for after a landslide, monitor the IDentifyED critical event message boards as well as all emergency broadcasts.

22Follow the instructions from emergency responders, then check if you have followed the instructions on the campus mud slide safety procedure IDentifyED App.

23For IDentifyed Schools Only: During a landslide/mudslide reunification you should be told where to report to. It is possible that traditional/anticipated buildings or rally points are not safe to shelter or meet at so it is important to listen to and follow the directions of emergency responders.

24For IDentifyed Schools Only: When arriving at a reunification area, make certain you check-in or are checked in to that location.

25For IDentifyed Schools Only: Parents should follow reunification procedures during a landslide/mudslide reunification. Parents should be instructed as to what will occur by campus personnel please follow the directions you are being given.

26After a landslide/mudslide, you may experience power outages and damage that may result in the campus being closed. IDentifyED is housed offsite from your campus so IDentifyED should remain online during any and all emergencies. As long as you can get to internet services you should be able to get to IDentifyED. For this reason, during an emergency it is very likely that IDentifyED will be your campuses best means to communicate.

27Continue to monitor IDentifyED emergency broadcasts, campus news and alerts as well as critical event boards after the Landslide because campuses will need to update you on when campus will resume and any other additional information.

28After a landslide, IDentifyed may also be used to update communications, calendars and events, look for these updates on IDentifyED first in order to minimize and optimize communications. It is likely everyone will update calendars, message boards, send messages and provide additional updates via a course or group portfolio.

29IDentifyED’s many communication resources like user portfolios, messaging, message boards, calendars, chat, group chat, emergency broadcast, campus-wide news and alerts will all be used during and after a landslide. So, monitor IDentifyED and use IDentifyED as your primary source of information.