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Governor’s Public Safety Summit

Registration is now open for the annual Governor’s Public Safety Summit.

Check out the agenda here and the keynote speakers here. Registration is on Eventbrite.


 Utah Responds to #Harvey

Learn how you can help and how Utah is responding here

view of tropical storm harvey from space courtesy of NASA

Photo credit: NASA Astronaut Randy Bresnik

News release — April 21, 2017

President Trump Signs Major Disaster Declaration for Utah 4/21/17

Gov. Herbert Requests Disaster Declaration from President Trump 4/7/17

Governor Herbert Declares State of Emergency for February Flooding 3/31/17


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Great Utah ShakeOut


Mark your calendars for April 19, 2018, for the seventh Great Utah ShakeOut!

A record-breaking 1,011,532 Utahns participated in 2017! You can still sign up 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 BeReadyUtah.gov program

Since 2012, millions of Utahns have participated in the Great Utah ShakeOut. 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’s participating? Here’s the list.

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


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In 2017, Utah DEM achieved accreditation for the third time. Accreditation is valid for five years.


Utah DEM became a WRN Ambassador in 2015. Your organization can, too.


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