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All students, staff, and faculty should take certain actions to prevent or reduce the cause, impact, and consequences of disasters.

Prevention/mitigation strategies can be as simple as securing a freestanding bookcase or trophy shelf or as complex as ensuring incompatible chemicals are not stored together.

All members of the MC community should report any safety and security-related issues or concerns to the proper authorities before they become a problem. Strengthening our infrastructure, completing hazard and vulnerability assessments, and public education campaigns are just a few more examples.