Stay Connected with New Safety App, LiveSafe

The University of Georgia Office of Emergency Preparedness in collaboration with the University of Georgia Police are providing all students, faculty, and staff with the LiveSafe app. Steps to Download LiveSafe Download “LiveSafe” from the App Store or Google Play (Enable location services and push notifications when prompted). Sign up using your mobile phone number, email … Read moreStay Connected with New Safety App, LiveSafe

LiveSafe FAQs

Frequently Asked Questions What is LiveSafe? LiveSafe is a free mobile app made available by University of Georgia. The easy to use app is designed to prevent crime and enable timely and effective incident response. Through the LiveSafe app, smartphone users can communicate directly with safety officials through a cloud-based dashboard. This dashboard is monitored … Read moreLiveSafe FAQs

Lightning Safety

Beware of Lightning — A Deadly Threat in Thunderstorms Lightning is a deadly by-product of thunderstorms, which are very common in Georgia, particularly in the spring and summer. Lightning kills an average of 55 people each year throughout the United States. It occurs mostly during the warmer months of June through September. In Georgia, lightning kills … Read moreLightning Safety

Tornado Safety

The University of Georgia recognizes the potential threat that severe weather, specifically tornadoes, poses to the large, dispersed, and active University environment. The UGA Office of Security and Emergency Preparedness assembled these tips and suggestions to enable faculty, staff, students, and visitors to better prepare to handle a tornado event should one impact the campus. … Read moreTornado Safety

Thunderstorm Safety

All thunderstorms are dangerous because they can produce strong winds, lightning, tornadoes, hail and flash flooding. The typical thunderstorm is 15 miles in diameter and lasts an average of 30 minutes. Georgia’s greatest threats from severe thunderstorms are damaging straight-line winds and large hail. Straight-line winds can reach speeds in excess of 100 mph and … Read moreThunderstorm Safety

Family Preparedness/NOAA Weather Radio

Family Preparedness Day is a time for every family, or group of roommates, to plan and rehearse what they should do during the first 72 hours of any severe weather-related event or disaster. It’s also important to pay attention to your local forecast and be sure you have a way to receive weather alerts, even … Read moreFamily Preparedness/NOAA Weather Radio

Get Ready On-the-Go

Did you know that you can download an app that will give you real-time weather and hazards alerts for your location? The Ready Georgia mobile app, created by the Georgia Emergency Management Agency and the Georgia Department of Public Health, is an interactive tool that makes it easier than ever to be prepared for emergencies. … Read moreGet Ready On-the-Go

Family Emergency Preparedness Kit

When preparing for a possible emergency situation, it’s best to think first about the basics of survival: fresh water, food, clean air and warmth. You should keep emergency supplies on hand. In addition, you should place some needed supplies in a container that can be quickly taken with you. In addition to a grab and … Read moreFamily Emergency Preparedness Kit