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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.



Dawn Wedig The Terrible Necessity of Hurricanes

June 22, 2021

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

Complete a Written Plan Hurricane Preparedness Week 2021: Complete a Written Plan

May 15, 2021

The time to prepare for a hurricane is before the season begins, when you have the time and are not under pressure.

Categories: Adverse Weather News, Emergency Management News

Help Your Neighbor Hurricane Preparedness Week 2021: Help Your Neighbor

May 14, 2021

Many Americans rely on their neighbors after a disaster, but there are also many ways you can help your neighbors before a hurricane approaches.

Categories: Adverse Weather News, Emergency Management News