family preparedness

The Great Utah Shakeout: What To Put In A 72 Hour Kit?

By Michelle Powell

After participating in Utah's largest statewide earthquake drill, The Great Utah Shakeout, we are more aware of the importance of preparing for an emergency. To properly prepare for an earthquake or general evacuation emergency, each person in your family needs to have a 72-hour kit packed and r... Read More

Masters of disaster: Helping your family plan ahead for emergencies

By Carrie Finlinson

I wish I could pretend we don't live on a fault line and that disasters will never happen here, but all the 9/11 remembrances of late have reminded me how important it is to be prepared for the worst. I tend to avoid this because thinking too hard about the "worst case" scenarios--especially for a m... Read More