Utah Department of Public Safety

Emergency Management - Utah Hazards - UH Index

floodBecause of its varying climate and terrain, Utah can experience a variety of disasters. Wildfires can strike during the hot, dry summer months and severe storms during the winter season can blanket parts of the state, causing power outages and increasing avalanche danger. Despite these risks, there are steps each citizen can take to ensure they are prepared for a variety of disasters. This section will provide you with information about how to protect yourself from a variety of disasters, including flooding, tornadoes, wildfires, drought, debris flows, landslides, earthquakes and terrorist attacks.

For more information about a specific hazard and how to deal with it, click on the appropriate name below.

[Last Update - Friday, 08-Mar-2013 16:25:54 MST]