Emergencies can happen unexpectedly or with very little warning. Whether you are a student, librarian, staff, or faculty member, you can take the steps to prepare yourself to respond quickly and be able to help yourself and others in crisis situations.
Learn about the hazards in your location, develop an emergency plan, and prepare an emergency kit for your household or workplace.
Prepare a Household Emergency Kit
Prepare a Workplace Emergency Kit
Employees can support this process by ensuring they have a go-bag at their workplace containing personal essentials such as medication, backup contacts or glasses, a phone charger, battery bank and a change of clothes.
Helpful resources for building, or buying a workplace emergency kit include:
Looking for tips on what to do before, during, and after weather-related emergencies? Check out our extreme weather emergency guides: