UW Emergency Management

April 14, 2023

UW Ranked #5 in US for colleges best prepared for natural disasters and emergencies

A recent comprehensive national study of university disaster preparedness gave the UW high marks for its past efforts in supporting emergency management activities…noting that natural disasters are becoming ever more commonplace all over the world, including all areas of the USA. To ensure resiliency, colleges and universities to implement, invest and support a range of solutions to the increasing threat of natural disasters. Only some colleges can be sure that they are protecting their communities to a high standard. The 30 colleges in the study, summarized in this article, are all shining examples.  Find out why the UW ranked #5 in the country.