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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Alert Carolina

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



Emergency Operations Center FEMA Generator Grant Application: Public Comment Period

October 1, 2019

UNC has submitted a FEMA grant for a generator to be installed at the Emergency Operations Center. A public comment period is open until Oct. 31.

Categories: Emergency Management

Hurricane Dorian Preparations

September 3, 2019

As of this morning the track of Hurricane Dorian appears to be slowly heading toward the North Carolina coast with expected impacts to our area.

Categories: Adverse Weather, Emergency Management

Excessive Heat Watch Map Excessive Heat Watch: Jul. 19-22

July 19, 2019

The combination of temperatures in the upper 90s along with dew points in the mid-70s will result in heat index values of 108 to 113 degrees each afternoon and evening this weekend.

Categories: Adverse Weather, Campus Safety, Emergency Management