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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.



December: First Aid
Ready, Set, Plan! – December: First Aid

December 5, 2022

Be prepared to provide first aid while waiting for medically trained personnel or an ambulance.

November: Emergency Supplies
Ready, Set, Plan! – November: Emergency Supplies

November 7, 2022

Have enough food, water and other supplies on hand to last for several days so you can be better prepared for dealing with unexpected safety or preparedness emergencies.

October: Power
Ready, Set, Plan! – October: Power

October 3, 2022

Be able to safely meet your basic needs during an electrical outage.