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.


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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.



Darrell Jeter Explains the Operations of the EOC

March 24, 2020

When the University faces challenging situations — an impending hurricane, snowstorm or even a Franklin Street basketball celebration – it has a special place on campus where experts and decision makers can keep in constant contact.

Categories: Emergency Management, UNC Police

Traffic Jam Severe Weather Preparedness Week in North Carolina 2020: Saturday’s Topic, Make a Plan and Encourage Others to do the Same

March 7, 2020

The first step in making sure that you and your family are prepared for severe weather is pledging to prepare. This includes developing a family emergency and communications plan.

Categories: Adverse Weather, Emergency Management

Flood Severe Weather Preparedness Week in North Carolina 2020: Friday’s Topic, Flash Flood Safety

March 6, 2020

Flash flooding in North Carolina usually occurs when a large amount of rain falls in an area over a short period of time.

Categories: Adverse Weather, Emergency Management