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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.

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News

Traffic Jam Severe Weather Preparedness Week in North Carolina 2021: Saturday’s Topic, Make a Plan and Encourage Others to do the Same

March 13, 2021

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 News, Emergency Management News


Flood Severe Weather Preparedness Week in North Carolina 2021: Friday’s Topic, Flash Flood Safety

March 12, 2021

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 News, Emergency Management News


Thunderstorm Severe Weather Preparedness Week in North Carolina 2021: Thursday’s Topic, Lightning Safety

March 11, 2021

Each year in the United States, more than 400 people are struck by lightning.

Categories: Adverse Weather News, Emergency Management News