For all EMERGENCY CALLS dial 9-1-1
Sharlene Sookhoo, Director
Melonie Carmichael, Coordinator
Michael Denier, Tech. Paraprofessional
Building (69) Boca Raton Campus
Department of Emergency Management
The Department of Emergency Management (DEM) is a part of the Division of Administrative Affairs.
Our mission is to coordinate and facilitate Florida Atlantic University’s emergency preparedness, response, recovery and mitigation activities to protect our students, faculty, staff, resources and infrastructure in order to maintain or restore University operations. This is achieved through building, sustaining and improving individual, unit and university readiness and resilience.
Severe Weather Awareness Week: January 22 - 26, 2018
Florida's Department of Emergency Management in conjunction with the National Oceanographic and Atmospheric Administration has declared the week as Severe Weather Awareness Week. Each day of the week focuses on a different weather hazard that affects Floridians.
This year's schedule is as follows along with links containing additional information:
Monday, January 22: Lightning Awareness Day
Tuesday, January 23: Marine Hazards and Rip Currents Awareness Day
Wednesday, January 24: Tornado and Thunderstorm Awareness Day
Thursday, January 25: Hurricane and Flooding Awareness Day
Friday, January 26: Temperature Extremes and Wildfire Awareness Day
At 10 a.m. on Wednesday, January 24, the National Weather Service, Miami will conduct a tornado drill.
Check out the 2018 Florida Severe Weather Awareness Guide here.
Check out our new FAU Alert video!