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Lightning Safety Awareness Week
June 22-28, 2014





Lightning Safety Info from NOAA



Governor's Public Safety Summit


Thanks to those who organized and attended the

Governor's Public Safety Summit
Dixie Convention Center
St. George

"Building Safer Communities Through Teamwork"



The 2014 Governor's Public Safety Summit was held May 20-21 at the Dixie Convention Center in St. George. Video coming soon.

This year's summit brought public safety professionals together across many disciplines to hear best practices and lessons learned.

Feel free to download the following documents:


Summit flyer announcement
Summit agenda

Summit registration


If you didn't make it to the summit, we'll see you next year in Layton!



Thank you, Utah!




is complete!

The Great Utah ShakeOut... We'll see you next year. Date to be announced soon!

On April 17, 2014, we had more than 836,000 participants registered to participate in the largest emergency drill in Utah.

After your drill, you can upload photos, stories or videos to the ShakeOut website by logging into your profile.


The ShakeOut may be over for this year, but you can take time to ramp up your preparedness by visiting our BeReadyUtah.gov program

Since 2012, more than 2.5 million Utahns have participated in our annual drop, cover and hold on drill! Thanks to everyone for making this the state's largest earthquake drill ever. Click the image above to visit the ShakeOut website. You can also download your own banners to display on your website, blog or Facebook page from the Resources section of the site.

Want to know who participated? Here's the list

Show your participation by downloading your own web or social media images and banners here.

Follow the ShakeOut on Twitter: @UtahShakeOut or by using the hashtag #shakeout there, on Pinterest, Tumblr or Instagram. Check us out on Facebook, too: Facebook.com/UtahShakeOut


You can also upload photos to our Tumblr blog.


Find My Local Emergency Manager
Click on your county to access contact information for your emergency manager.




Other Safety Topics

More emergency preparedness information at:


DEM Social Media links


Click the icon below to get all of our accounts in one list


@Utah Emergency -- Emergency alerts and tweets from the PIO

@BeReadyUtah -- Preparedness, 140 characters at a time

@UT_MIT -- Lessening the impacts of natural disasters

@UtahShakeOut -- Promoting Utah's largest earthquake drill ever

@UtCitizenCorps -- Public safety volunteer opportunities abound

@UtahCERT -- Neighbors helping neighbors in disaster



Utah Division of Emergency Management

Be Ready Utah

Great Utah ShakeOut


Utah Citizen CorpsE MAP Seal



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