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Stories From The Utah ShakeOut

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Julianne Larsen 2013
"I had heard from VFX 94.5 fm that the shake out was going to be in half an hour so I kind of did prep quickly registering on the site. Then..." Read more...


Paul Marwedel 2013
"I live in an assisted living facility..I did the drill for myself. My personal plan went well. I realize the need for a grab and go kit. A..." Read more...


2013
"BEFORE shakeout: I retrieved my 72 HOUR KIT from dark corner in closet and tried on denim pants which still fit and tested flash light. DU..." Read more...


Tabitha Marx 2013
"I didn't realize when I planned my anniversary trip that I would be away from my family, dogs, and house on the ShakeOut day. But earthquake..." Read more...


LaLine Ray 2013
"My brother and I crawled under the table and made mental calculations of possible debris and how it would affect our ability to evacuate the..." Read more...


2013
"This was a very good experience. The main thing that was the biggest positive - along with the actual drop, cover, and hold - was the pre-p..." Read more...


2013
"After talking about Duck, Cover and hold on for several days... it turned out to be a complete surprise to me and the children as we were ju..." Read more...


April Ashland 2013 (Web and Social Media Manager - Utah Public Radio)
"When we prepare together, we’ll survive together. That’s the message behind the Great Utah SkakeOut – a statewide earthqu..." Read more...


2013
"Great Very useful. Keep up the good work. Thank you." Read more...


2013
" To help pass off the Emergency Preparedness merit badge. My son and 2 nephews helped Reagan Academy set up and participated in their Emerge..." Read more...






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Be Ready UtahThe Great Utah ShakeOut Step 1: Secure it now! Step 2: Make a plan Step 3: Make disaster kits Step 4: Is your place safe? Step 5: Drop, Cover, and Hold On Step 6: Check it out! Step 7: Communicate and recover!