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ShakeOut, Don’t Freak Out

Posted on: April 19th, 2016

  When we launched the Great Utah ShakeOut earthquake drill through our Division of Emergency Management in 2012, we only hoped we would have the kind of participation we’ve seen over the past five years. This year will not disappoint. More than 986,000 people registered to participate. If you held a drill or plan to in […]

Preparedness Program Be Ready Utah Celebrates 10 Years

Posted on: April 6th, 2016

Flooding in St. George in 2005 and Hurricane Katrina were devastating for so many reasons.  Ten years ago both disasters led then Lt. Gov. Gary Herbert to create the Be Ready Utah program within our Division of Emergency Management to promote personal preparedness for Utah families, schools, businesses and communities. The more people prepare, the less […]