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Building a Campus Culture of Preparedness and Resilience

Emergency Management and Planning fosters prevention, preparedness, response, recovery, and mitigation activities to protect our campus from the adverse effects of disaster, relying on multi-discipline collaboration, cooperation, and coordination, all to support the University’s teaching, research, and public safety mission.

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill recognizes that planning for different risks as well as local, regional and national, disasters and events is critical to protecting its constituents, neighbors, environment and resources. Emergency Management and Planning plans for emergencies such as pandemic influenza, natural hazards, and numerous other threats to the health and safety of the University.

  • Carolina Ready

    Be Carolina Ready with these important emergency preparedness tips and other resources.

  • Alert Carolina

    The Alert Carolina emergency notification system pushes out messages in multiple ways in the event of an emergency or dangerous situation.

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News

September is National Preparedness Month

National Preparedness Month: Prepare to Protect

National Preparedness Month is an annual observance to remind all Americans how important it is for individuals, families and communities to be prepared for disasters and emergencies that can happen at any time.

Categories: Campus Safety News, Emergency Management News


Emergency Management and Planning at UNC-Chapel Hill

Former Ethics and Policy Intern Jatin Srivastava interviews Director of the Office of Emergency Management and Planning, Darrell Jeter, on his role at the University and important developments as UNC-Chapel Hill returns to in-person work and instruction.

Categories: Emergency Management News


The Terrible Necessity of Hurricanes

Dawn Wedig

As a meteorologist and emergency management planner, Dawn Wedig educates others about hurricanes — from why we need them to why we need to prepare for them.

Categories: Emergency Management News