How you can prepare for an emergency Get UMD text alerts Get the UMD Guardian Communication app Sign up for CPR/AED/First Aid training Find and use a blue light phone Get assistance with your department's emergency management exercise Tips and Advice Ready Campus Emergency supplies for your vehicle Emergency supplies for your home Tips for students in UMD residence halls Focus on COVID-19 and the University of Maryland Read More Articles Emergency Preparedness Quick Tips Fire Get to the nearest exit. Stay low. Feel doors before opening. Tornado Go to an enclosed, windowless space or designated tornado shelter. Get under a table or heavy furniture. Wait for the all clear. Earthquake Outside - move to an open area. Inside - get under sturdy furniture and hold on or crouch in a doorway and protect your head. Flash Flood Seek higher ground. Don't walk or drive through rising water.