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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.

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

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



Zombies Draw Students, Employees into Information Fair

Zombie in front of Student Stores

Passersby startled by the sight of Hollywood monsters stuck around to learn how to be prepared for nearly any emergency.

Categories: Carolina Ready News, Emergency Management News

Get Ready for the Zombie Apocalypse

Tar Heel Zombie Preparedness Festival

At Thursday’s Zombie Preparedness Festival, Hollywood-style monsters will roam the Pit, luring unsuspecting passersby into an information fair.

Categories: Carolina Ready News, Emergency Management News

Ready, Set, Plan! – September: Be Informed

September: Be Informed

Make sure everyone can receive, understand and act on information received in an emergency.

Categories: Carolina Ready News, Emergency Management News