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UEMA and Awards – 2016

Posted on: February 8th, 2016

Our hats go off to the great work done yet again by our partners at the Utah Emergency Management Association last month at the annual UEMA Conference, held again at the Viridian in West Jordan. Emergency managers come from across the state to take part in learning best practices and where all can improve. Plus, the […]

Utah DEM Pilots new TEEX Cybersecurity Course

Posted on: January 29th, 2016

Quick, when you think, cyber incident, what is the emergency operations center’s role? What is the IT department’s role? What about others who could help? Who should help? How do you find them? So many questions related to the emerging information on dealing with cyber incidents. The thing that makes them so different from floods […]

Remembering our friend Joe Thornton

Posted on: December 16th, 2015

Joseph Oscar Thornton Jr January 23, 1952 – December 11, 2015 Obituary The Division of Emergency Management family sends its love to the Thornton family. We were all shocked to learn of Joe’s passing following a heart attack after knee surgery. Joe’s work at DEM in our Logistics Section touched nearly everyone in this office. […]

Certified Emergency Managers – The inaugural class

Posted on: October 7th, 2015

  RICHFIELD —  Emergency management may be an emerging profession, but Utah emergency managers are dedicating themselves to making themselves as professional as possible. The Utah Division of Emergency Management and Utah Emergency Management Association recognized 10 Utah emergency managers for their efforts Wednesday, Oct. 7, 2015, in Richfield at the City and County Directors Conference. […]