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Hurricane Preparedness
Hurricanes Got You Feeling Knocked Down? Be Prepared.

Preparing Before an Emergency

Below are the activities the University of Miami wants you to be aware of BEFORE an emergency occurs! These activities are designed to improve response capabilities and ensure a safe and secure community for students, faculty, staff, and visitors.

By failing to prepare, you are preparing to fail. 

-Ben Franklin

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Getting Ready

Though some people feel it is impossible to be prepared for unexpected emergencies, the truth is that taking preparedness actions helps people deal with disasters much more effectively when they do occur. GET READY by familiarizing yourself with the resources below.

Planning
Planning

Planning includes developing effective response plans, policies, and procedures.


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Training and Exercise

By training personnel on the plans, and exercising the plans, the University can provide effective response to any disaster or emergency incident.


Mitigation
Mitigation

The University of Miami constantly works to reduce the potential impacts of disasters and ensure the safety and security of students, faculty, and staff while protecting property and facilities from possible damage or destruction.