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Windy days

Posted on: April 13th, 2021

What can I do? Residents outside of Salt Lake City should contact their municipalities for more information and resources. Start by following up our local weather authority @NWSSaltlakecity on Facebook/Twitter and visiting their webpage at Salt Lake City Weather For debris removal, please use your curbside brown bins as much as possible. (Please wait until […]

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Flood Awareness

Posted on: March 22nd, 2021

Floods can happen anywhere — just one inch of floodwater can cause up to $25,000 in damage. Most homeowners insurance does not cover flood damage. Flood insurance is a separate policy that can cover buildings, the contents in a building, or both, so it is important to protect your most important financial assets — your […]

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Be 2021 READY!

Posted on: December 31st, 2020

How ready is your emergency plan? It is imperative for you and your loved ones to have an evacuation plan and emergency plan created, practiced, and memorized. The Salvation Army reminds us how history has shown us that a disaster can significantly impact our lives with little or no notice. Emergency preparedness is vitally important. […]

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AFN – Access and Functional Needs

Posted on: May 8th, 2020

The keys to effective disaster preparedness—be informed, make a plan and take action—apply to all of us, but people with disabilities or access and functional needs (AFN) should approach preparedness planning with additional considerations. Now is a great time to consider the needs of people with disabilities or AFN when disaster strikes. July 26, marks […]

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Earthquake Country

Posted on: March 26th, 2020

Utah is Earthquake Country- Utah has experienced sixteen earthquakes greater than magnitude 5.5 since pioneer settlement in 1847, and geologic studies of Utah’s faults indicate a long history of repeated large earthquakes of magnitude 6.5 and greater prior to settlement. Utah is not on a boundary between tectonic plates where most of the world’s earthquakes […]

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Be Financially Ready!

Posted on: February 5th, 2020

Being financially prepared pays off. FEMA has listed a couple of tips to start achieving this goal. Resolve to be ready in 2020! Create an emergency fund: If disaster strikes, you may need to pay unexpected bills for hotels, transportation, food, medical expenses, and other items. Put some money aside today and add to it after […]

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