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State Emergency Operations Center (EOC) Status
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The State Emergency Operations Center (SEOC) raised its activation level from
“Level 4 – Monitoring” to “Level 3 – Enhanced Watch” in response to flooding activity anticipated throughout the state.
With this year’s significant amount of snowfall, the Division of Emergency Management (DEM), along with many of you, are concerned about the potential for flooding. It’s impossible to know if it will flood, and if so, where or when. That depends on the weather. What we do know is that now is the time to know your risk, prepare for the hazard, and mitigate potential damage. DEM has many resources to help you do that.
Important Flood Information!
Emergency Managers, Community Leaders, & State Agency Partners
Click below for important
flood management resources. Included are information and links for:
• How to prepare your community for a flood
• Flood mitigation
• Managing a flood emergency
• Recovery after a flood
Community Members and Individuals
Click below to access
Be Ready Utah which is the public outreach program of the Utah Division of Emergency Management.
Learn how Utah citizens can prepare
for this year’s heightened risk
New Statewide WebEOC Environment Available to Emergency Managers in Utah
The Utah Division of Emergency Management (DEM) is excited to announce the launch of our new WebEOC environment! In 2021, DEM partnered with Salt Lake County Emergency Management and the Salt Lake County Health Department to acquire WebEOC Enterprise as well as the EMSuite and Juvare Exchange.
We have worked hard over the past year with a broad group of stakeholders from across the emergency management spectrum in the state to ensure that this new implementation will meet the needs of as many users as possible. This partnership allows all jurisdictions in the state of Utah to be housed in the same critical incident information management system. This will simplify gathering and sharing information and requesting resources from one jurisdiction to another.
Launching the new WebEOC environment represents the next phase of the project. There is still more work to be done and we will continue to build and refine the system as more users come onboard.
Please use this link to access the new WebEOC environment for sharing situational awareness and requesting resources for real world incidents: https://utah1.webeocasp.com/utah1/default.aspx
Please go to this page to register for a user account if you don’t already have one. You can learn more details about the project by visiting the project website.
For WebEOC support, please contact Jake Ownsbey: firstname.lastname@example.org
The Great Utah ShakeOut
Mark your calendars for April 20, 2023, for the twelfth Great Utah ShakeOut!
The 11th anniversary of the annual Drop, Cover, and Hold on drill is weeks away. It’s not too late to register your family, church group, business, school or workplace at ShakeOut.org/utah.
In the mean time, you can upload photos, stories or videos to the ShakeOut website by logging into your profile. Take time to ramp up your preparedness by visiting our Be Ready Utah program. You can also download your own banners to display on your website, blog or Facebook page from the Resources section of the site.
If you practiced Drop, Cover, and Hold on sometime in 2022 you can still be counted in the 2022 ShakeOut. Just update your registration at ShakeOut.org/utah.
Since 2012, we have had 9 million registrations in the Great Utah ShakeOut.
Want to know who’s participating? Here’s the list.
Follow the ShakeOut on Twitter: @UtahShakeOut or by using the hashtag #shakeout. Check us out on Facebook, too.
Do you know Utah’s natural hazards?
Visit hazards.utah.gov, local government’s resource for knowing what can go wrong and how to fix it.
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