Personal Preparedness

As members of the Georgetown University community, it is important to know the evacuation routes and assembly areas for your buildings in the event of an emergency. During such events, essential information and instruction will be provided via HOYAlert, the University's mass notification system. 

If you would like to learn more about emergency response procedures, you may contact OEM at emergencymanagement@georgetown.edu to learn more about the information that is available to you.

Below is a series of resource links that can help prepare you for events that may be deemed as a threat to the Georgetown Campus Community:

Ready.Gov: https://www.ready.gov/


Earthquake: https://www.fema.gov/media-library/assets/documents/98056


Hurricane: https://www.fema.gov/media-library-data/1494007144395-b0e215ae1ba6ac1b556f084e190e5862/FEMA_2017_Hurricane_HTP_FINAL.pdf


Tornado: https://www.fema.gov/media-library-data/1409003506195-52740fd2983079a211d041f7aea6b85d/how_to_prepare_tornado_033014_508.pdf


Winter Storm: https://www.fema.gov/media-library-data/1409003506195-52740fd2983079a211d041f7aea6b85d/how_to_prepare_tornado_033014_508.pdf


Extreme Heat: https://www.fema.gov/media-library/assets/documents/117016


Flood: https://www.fema.gov/media-library-data/1409002852888-3c5d1f64f12df02aa801901cc7c311ca/how_to_prepare_flood_033014_508.pdf


Active Shooter: https://www.fema.gov/media-library-data/1472672897352-d28bb197db5389e4ddedcef335d3d867/FEMA_ActiveShooter_OnePagerv1d15_508_FINAL.pdf


Technological Hazards: https://www.fema.gov/media-library-data/20130726-1549-20490-6362/technohazards.pdf


Bomb Threat: https://emilms.fema.gov/is906/assets/ocso-bomb_threat_samepage-brochure.pdf


Wildfire: https://www.fema.gov/media-library-data/1409003859391-0e8ad1ed42c129f11fbc23d008d1ee85/how_to_prepare_wildfire_033014_508.pdf


Suspicious Activity: https://www.fema.gov/media-library-data/20130726-1818-25045-6132/suspiciousactivitykeyfinding_508_.pdf