Hurricane Florence- Disaster Response Resources
By Linda Johnsen, September 12, 2018
The forecast for Hurricane Florence continues to show severe impacts for the Chapel Hill and surrounding area, including the potential for flash flooding and wind damage. For updates to campus services during Hurricane Florence, see Alert Carolina.
As the University prepares for Hurricane Florence, we at the Health Sciences Library (HSL) would like to point out some online resources that might help you prepare for and cope with the potential impact of Hurricane Florence.
The HSL’s online consumer health guide (NC Health Info) offers a page on general Preparedness, with information ranging from understanding preparedness to North Carolina-specific resources and Tutorials & Videos. Notice the Ready NC app (very bottom of page), for updates from Governor Cooper, links to road conditions, news releases and other tips to help you prepare for and recover from potential storm impacts. For more information, click here, or copy and paste the following url into your browser: https://www.nchealthinfo.org/health-topics/preparedness/
Mobile Health & Research Apps at UNC
The HSL provides access to several mobile apps and websites for the UNC Chapel Hill and UNC Hospitals community. Download mobile apps prior to a potential disaster. The following online library guide provides a list of apps ranging from Point-of-Care Apps & Mobile Websites, to Drug Information & Prescribing Apps. For more information, click here, or copy and paste the following url into your browser: https://guides.lib.unc.edu/mobile
Free Emergency & Disaster Support Mobile Pages and Apps
The following online guide provides a list of resources that can be helpful during a disaster. Here you will find websites and apps with information like reporting missing or found people during a disaster. For more information, click here, or copy and paste the following url into your browser: https://guides.lib.unc.edu/c.php?g=8485#s-lg-box-2515676