Great Utah ShakeOut http://www.deseretnews.com/home/ Great Utah ShakeOut en-us Copyright 2014, Deseret News Publishing Company Mon, 22 Dec 2014 00:00:01 MST Mon, 22 Dec 2014 02:59:24 MST Newspapers http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rss Great Utah ShakeOut kicks off preparedness for next year http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865578748/Great-Utah-ShakeOut-kicks-off-preparedness-for-next-year.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865578748/Great-Utah-ShakeOut-kicks-off-preparedness-for-next-year.html This is the 14th and last of a series of columns to help Utahns get ready for emergencies, disasters and the Great Utah... Mon, 22 Apr 2013 06:32:56 MDT Thousands of Utahns dive for cover during Great Utah ShakeOut earthquake drill http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865578499/Thousands-of-Utahns-dive-for-cover-during-Great-Utah-ShakeOut-earthquake-drill.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865578499/Thousands-of-Utahns-dive-for-cover-during-Great-Utah-ShakeOut-earthquake-drill.html More than 860,000 children and adults registered for the Great Utah ShakeOut, a statewide drill to practice emergency... Wed, 17 Apr 2013 18:36:37 MDT ShakeOut, don't freak out during earthquake drill http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865578269/ShakeOut-dont-freak-out-during-earthquake-drill.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865578269/ShakeOut-dont-freak-out-during-earthquake-drill.html This is the 13th of a series of columns to help Utahns get ready for emergencies, disasters and the Great Utah ShakeOut 2013.... Sun, 14 Apr 2013 22:05:00 MDT How to really help your neighbors in an emergency http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865577703/How-to-really-help-your-neighbors-in-an-emergency.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865577703/How-to-really-help-your-neighbors-in-an-emergency.html This is the next in a series of columns to help Utahns get ready for emergencies, disasters and the Great Utah ShakeOut 2013.... Mon, 08 Apr 2013 12:33:51 MDT The Great Utah Shakeout: Prepare for disaster with April 13 conference http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865577150/The-Great-Utah-Shakeout-Prepare-for-disaster-with-April-13-conference.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865577150/The-Great-Utah-Shakeout-Prepare-for-disaster-with-April-13-conference.html This is the 11 of a series of columns to help Utahns get ready for emergencies, disasters and the Great Utah ShakeOut 2013.... Sun, 31 Mar 2013 12:38:53 MDT Disabilities require special attention before disaster strikes http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865576628/Disabilities-require-special-attention-before-disaster-strikes.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865576628/Disabilities-require-special-attention-before-disaster-strikes.html Now is the time to plan and prepare for an emergency if you have someone with access and functional needs. Sun, 24 Mar 2013 22:40:00 MDT Great Utah ShakeOut: If disaster strikes while you're at work http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865576072/Great-Utah-ShakeOut-If-disaster-strikes-while-youre-at-work.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865576072/Great-Utah-ShakeOut-If-disaster-strikes-while-youre-at-work.html This is the ninth of a series of columns to help Utahns get ready for emergencies, disasters and the Great Utah ShakeOut... Mon, 18 Mar 2013 09:39:25 MDT Great Utah ShakeOut: Sanitize to stay alive http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865575400/Great-Utah-ShakeOut-Sanitize-to-stay-alive.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865575400/Great-Utah-ShakeOut-Sanitize-to-stay-alive.html Eighth of a series of columns to help Utahns get ready for emergencies, disasters and the Great Utah ShakeOut 2013. This... Fri, 08 Mar 2013 21:15:00 MST Lots to learn from the fire season http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865574750/Lots-to-learn-from-the-fire-season.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865574750/Lots-to-learn-from-the-fire-season.html The sixth of a series of columns to help Utahns get ready for emergencies, disasters and the Great Utah ShakeOut 2013. This... Sun, 03 Mar 2013 22:36:02 MST The Great Utah ShakeOut: Toilets may seem to use you in a disaster http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865574751/The-Great-Utah-ShakeOut-Toilets-may-seem-to-use-you-in-a-disaster.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865574751/The-Great-Utah-ShakeOut-Toilets-may-seem-to-use-you-in-a-disaster.html This is the seventh of a series of columns to help Utahns get ready for emergencies, disasters and the Great Utah ShakeOut... Fri, 01 Mar 2013 22:35:00 MST What we learned from the last ShakeOut http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865573445/What-we-learned-from-the-last-ShakeOut.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865573445/What-we-learned-from-the-last-ShakeOut.html The fifth in a series of columns helping Utahns get ready for disasters and the Great Utah ShakeOut, happening April 17 at... Mon, 18 Feb 2013 00:59:32 MST The Great Utah ShakeOut: Hunt for home hazards http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865572831/The-Great-Utah-ShakeOut-Hunt-for-home-hazards.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865572831/The-Great-Utah-ShakeOut-Hunt-for-home-hazards.html The fourth in a series of columns getting you ready for disaster. This week, look for and secure items that can fall during... Sun, 10 Feb 2013 23:14:13 MST Who will make your emergency kit? http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865572430/Who-will-make-your-emergency-kit.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865572430/Who-will-make-your-emergency-kit.html The third of a series of columns to help Utahns get ready for emergencies, disasters and the Great Utah ShakeOut 2013. This... Fri, 01 Feb 2013 00:00:00 MST Prepare for Mother Nature's various hazards http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865572428/Prepare-for-Mother-Natures-various-hazards.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865572428/Prepare-for-Mother-Natures-various-hazards.html The second in a series of columns helping you get ready for disaster and the Great Utah ShakeOut. This week, do you know what... Fri, 25 Jan 2013 00:00:00 MST It's back! The Great Utah ShakeOut helps Utahns prepare for anything http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865572429/Its-back-The-Great-Utah-ShakeOut-helps-Utahns-prepare-for-anything.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865572429/Its-back-The-Great-Utah-ShakeOut-helps-Utahns-prepare-for-anything.html 2011 was the year of floods. 2012 was the year of fires. 2013? We can hope it's none of the above, except those are the two... Fri, 18 Jan 2013 00:00:00 MST The Great Utah ShakeOut http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765621951/The-Great-Utah-ShakeOut.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765621951/The-Great-Utah-ShakeOut.html Fri, 18 Jan 2013 00:00:00 MST Who's going to help you? http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865554896/Whos-going-to-help-you.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865554896/Whos-going-to-help-you.html Week 17, ending a series of columns getting you ready for disaster. This week: Firefighters may not be able to come to your... Sun, 29 Apr 2012 17:19:47 MDT The Great Utah ShakeOut http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700222612/The-Great-Utah-ShakeOut.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700222612/The-Great-Utah-ShakeOut.html Mon, 23 Apr 2012 06:15:44 MDT After quake practice, it's time to improve http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865554485/After-quake-practice-its-time-to-improve.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865554485/After-quake-practice-its-time-to-improve.html Week 16 in a series of columns getting you ready for disaster. The Great Utah ShakeOut was April 17 at 10:15 a.m. This week:... Sun, 22 Apr 2012 17:18:40 MDT Shakeout: Utah students join thousands of others to 'drop, cover and hold' http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865554220/Shakeout-Utah-students-join-thousands-of-others-to-drop-cover-and-hold.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865554220/Shakeout-Utah-students-join-thousands-of-others-to-drop-cover-and-hold.html The massive drill at 10:15 a.m. also included around 120,000 participants at 48 colleges and universities, 55,000 at 485... Tue, 17 Apr 2012 19:28:27 MDT Health care response tested during Great Utah ShakeOut http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865554203/Health-care-response-tested-during-Great-Utah-ShakeOut.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865554203/Health-care-response-tested-during-Great-Utah-ShakeOut.html This was the scenario: St. Mark's Hospital had sustained damage from an earthquake. Four "patients" were diverted to Holladay... Tue, 17 Apr 2012 18:44:43 MDT About 1 million Utahns participating in earthquake drill http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765569313/About-1-million-Utahns-participating-in-earthquake-drill.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765569313/About-1-million-Utahns-participating-in-earthquake-drill.html Tue, 17 Apr 2012 08:56:59 MDT Time to ShakeOut and learn more preparedness http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865554099/Time-to-ShakeOut-and-learn-more-preparedness.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865554099/Time-to-ShakeOut-and-learn-more-preparedness.html Week 15 in a series of columns getting you ready for the Great Utah ShakeOut on April 17 at 10:15 a.m. This week: Do you know... Sun, 15 Apr 2012 21:55:38 MDT Preparedness expo to teach earthquake resilience http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865553694/Preparedness-expo-to-teach-earthquake-resilience.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865553694/Preparedness-expo-to-teach-earthquake-resilience.html Week 14 in a series of columns getting you ready for the Great Utah ShakeOut on April 17 at 10:15 a.m. This week: Plan to... Mon, 09 Apr 2012 11:21:55 MDT Emergency preparedness: And when you're out on the town ... http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865553291/Emergency-preparedness-And-when-youre-out-on-the-town-.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865553291/Emergency-preparedness-And-when-youre-out-on-the-town-.html Week 13 in a series of columns getting you ready for the Great Utah ShakeOut on April 17 at 10:15 a.m. This week: Learn to... Sun, 01 Apr 2012 18:24:00 MDT Emergency response: Tie a ribbon on your finger and your wrench to the gas meter http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865552848/Emergency-response-Tie-a-ribbon-on-your-finger-and-your-wrench-to-the-gas-meter.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865552848/Emergency-response-Tie-a-ribbon-on-your-finger-and-your-wrench-to-the-gas-meter.html Week 12 in a series of columns getting you ready for the Great Utah ShakeOut on April 17 at 10:15 a.m. This week: Get your... Sun, 25 Mar 2012 19:11:28 MDT In time of emergency, what you absolutely can't live without: water http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865552414/In-time-of-emergency-what-you-absolutely-cant-live-without-water.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865552414/In-time-of-emergency-what-you-absolutely-cant-live-without-water.html Week 11 in a series of columns getting you ready for the Great Utah ShakeOut, April 17 at 10:15 a.m. This week: You can't... Sun, 18 Mar 2012 17:53:34 MDT Great Utah ShakeOut: When toilets don't work during an earthquake http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865551983/Great-Utah-ShakeOut-When-toilets-dont-work-during-an-earthquake.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865551983/Great-Utah-ShakeOut-When-toilets-dont-work-during-an-earthquake.html Week 10 in a series of columns getting you ready for the Great Utah ShakeOut, April 17 at 10:15 a.m. This week: An earthquake... Sun, 11 Mar 2012 20:12:47 MDT What if you can't evacuate? Prepare to shelter at home http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865551478/What-if-you-cant-evacuate-Prepare-to-shelter-at-home.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865551478/What-if-you-cant-evacuate-Prepare-to-shelter-at-home.html Week 9 in a series of columns getting you ready for the Great Utah ShakeOut, happening April 17 at 10:15 a.m. This week: A... Sun, 04 Mar 2012 22:20:12 MST The trick to creating food storage http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865550937/The-trick-to-creating-food-storage.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865550937/The-trick-to-creating-food-storage.html Week 8 in a series of columns getting you ready for the Great Utah ShakeOut, happening April 17 at 10:15 a.m. This week: Some... Sun, 26 Feb 2012 19:14:43 MST Emergency kits don't make themselves http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865550450/Emergency-kits-dont-make-themselves.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865550450/Emergency-kits-dont-make-themselves.html Week 7 in a series of columns getting you ready for the Great Utah ShakeOut, happening April 17 at 10:15 a.m. This week: Make... Mon, 20 Feb 2012 00:07:22 MST Prepare so an earthquake doesn't leave you powerless http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705340020/Prepare-so-an-earthquake-doesnt-leave-you-powerless.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705340020/Prepare-so-an-earthquake-doesnt-leave-you-powerless.html Week 6 in a series of columns getting you ready for the Great Utah ShakeOut, happening April 17 at 10:15 a.m. This week:... Sun, 12 Feb 2012 17:01:01 MST Play like you practice works for emergencies, too http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700222433/Play-like-you-practice-works-for-emergencies-too.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700222433/Play-like-you-practice-works-for-emergencies-too.html Sun, 05 Feb 2012 20:58:18 MST Who you gonna text? Aunt Bep! http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705398315/Who-you-gonna-text-Aunt-Bep.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705398315/Who-you-gonna-text-Aunt-Bep.html Week 4 in a series of columns getting you ready for the Great Utah ShakeOut, happening April 17 at 10:15 a.m. This week:... Sun, 29 Jan 2012 17:21:31 MST Find your home hazards now, before the shaking starts http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705397846/Find-your-home-hazards-now-before-the-shaking-starts.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705397846/Find-your-home-hazards-now-before-the-shaking-starts.html Week 3 in a series of columns getting you ready for the Great Utah ShakeOut, happening April 17 at 10:15 a.m. This week: Go... Sun, 22 Jan 2012 17:24:25 MST How to keep your water heater vertical in an earthquake http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705397422/How-to-keep-your-water-heater-vertical-in-an-earthquake.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705397422/How-to-keep-your-water-heater-vertical-in-an-earthquake.html Week 2 in a series of columns getting you ready for the Great Utah ShakeOut, happening April 17 at 10:15 a.m. This week:... Sun, 15 Jan 2012 18:29:30 MST ShakeOut, don't freak out, earthquake preparedness in 17 weeks http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705397019/ShakeOut-dont-freak-out-earthquake-preparedness-in-17-weeks.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705397019/ShakeOut-dont-freak-out-earthquake-preparedness-in-17-weeks.html Utah's first statewide earthquake drill is coming in April, so here are weekly tips about how to prepare yourself, your... Sun, 08 Jan 2012 17:34:45 MST