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Division of Emergency Management

Mission Statement

The mission of the Office of Emergency Preparedness (OEP) is to ensure the college is a disaster resilient institution of higher education by incorporating a “whole community” approach in its mitigation strategy to: prepare for, respond to, and recover from natural disasters or manmade hazards as a core capability.

Helpful Information About the Zika Virus

As you may have heard, there are new cases of the Zika virus being reported in Miami-Dade County not far from downtown Miami. MDC is monitoring the situation as it develops and taking appropriate steps as necessary. In the meantime, we would like to help keep you informed with useful information about protection and prevention according to the CDC and other official sources.

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Hurricane Season Resources & Partners

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Miami Dade College is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award associate and baccalaureate degrees.
Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or call 404-679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of Miami Dade College.
Miami Dade College is an equal access/equal opportunity institution which does not discriminate on the basis of sex, race, color, marital status, age, religion, national origin,
disability, veteran’s status, ethnicity, pregnancy, sexual orientation or genetic information. Additional information may be obtained by contacting the
Office of Equal Opportunity Programs/ADA Coordinator/Title IX Coordinator, at 305.237.2577.