Posts tagged with: "Emergency Management"

FIU-FAST team back from medical mission to Guatemala

FIU-FAST team back from medical mission to Guatemala

It was first come, first serve; so the patients, about 600 a day, camped out overnight and spent up to […]

New initiative to train students, staff in emergency first aid

New initiative to train students, staff in emergency first aid

A new, university-wide initiative aims to arm students and staff with the knowledge and tools to potentially save lives. New […]

Tropical weather update

Tropical weather update

August 26, 2016 FIU administrators and emergency managers continue to monitor the tropical system that could impact our area in […]

New Academy hosts UN course aimed to improve coordination during disasters

New Academy hosts UN course aimed to improve coordination during disasters

In a joint partnership between the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) and the recently established […]

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FIU, Health Department partner to prepare medical response to an outbreak

FIU, Health Department partner to prepare medical response to an outbreak

Imagine that a terrorist has released a dangerous bacterium, Francisella tularensis, in South Florida. F. tularensis is a nasty bug […]

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Are you prepared for hurricane season? FAQ

Are you prepared for hurricane season? FAQ

Hurricane season is here, and FIU’s Director of Emergency Management Amy Aiken has prepared this FAQ to help you understand […]

Test of the FIU Emergency Notification System

Dear members of the university community:   FIU is conducting a test of its Emergency Notification System. Please take a […]

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University leaders and personnel from the Department of Emergency Management share information and monitor conditions during the the South Florida approach of Tropical Storm Isaac.

FIU’s hurricane readiness plan weathers Isaac with aplomb

The recent threat of a hurricane tested the university’s emergency preparedness. While Tropical Storm Isaac did not strengthen into a […]

Tropical Storm Isaac Update: Some MMC facilities to open at noon on Aug. 27

Tropical Storm Isaac Update: Some MMC facilities to open at noon on Aug. 27

Updated 8/27/12 at 9:30 a.m. Florida International University officials have assessed all of our campus facilities and, as a result, […]

Tropical Storm Isaac Update

As we move into the most active part of the hurricane season, the FIU Department of Emergency Management is monitoring […]

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Emergency Notification System survey

Emergency Notification System survey

FIU is conducting a test of its Emergency Notification System. Please take a moment to fill out this short survey […]

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University monitoring Hurricane Irene

The FIU Emergency Management Group (EMG) is monitoring Hurricane Irene, which is expected to approach South Florida by the end […]

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FIU is open, Emergency Management Group monitoring tropical weather system

The FIU Emergency Management Group is monitoring a tropical weather system currently located about 400 miles south-southwest of Miami, which […]

FIU emergency communication

For the latest update on the tropical weather and FIU operations click here. The following message was sent by President Mark B. […]

FIU administering H1N1 vaccine to faculty, staff and students for free

FIU administering H1N1 vaccine to faculty, staff and students for free

Both campuses began offering the H1N1 flu shot and nasal spray vaccine Nov. 30. The university is now offering the […]