Saturday, July 30, 2016

What is CERT?

Prepping in an Urban Setting

If you live in the midst of the bustling city and you want to get prepared for emergencies, you face some unique challenges. Limited interior space for food and water storage is only the beginning of your difficulties. How to evacuate among large crowds, then how to find and communicate with friends and family, near and far, can also be complicated. Preparing emergency shelter, light and power sources as well as how and where to cook a meal will also need some advance planning.

Where to begin? You should start with the basics like everyone else—water first, emergency kits second, food storage next, then other supplies; you might have to go about it a bit differently, that’s all. Here are a few issues that you’ll probably face, along with some suggestions for dealing with them.

Click on the link below to read the full article from Emergency Essentials:

Utah Prepare Conference and Expo

South Towne Expo Center
Sandy, Utah
50+ Exhibitors | 30+ Preparedness Classes
Only $5 per person
12 and under FREE

The annual Utah Prepare Conference and Expo is one of Utah's largest events for emergency preparedness.

We hope you will consider attending our upcoming 6th annual offering. It's a perfect event for families, workplace safety directors, emergency managers, community preparedness organizers, CERT teams and preppers. 

  • When: Saturday, August 27, 2016

  • Time: 8:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.

  • Where: South Towne Expo Center in Sandy

There will be many great preparedness classes and demonstrations, dozens of preparedness partner booths and lots of great displays of emergency vehicles and safety equipment. You won't want to miss it. More information, including registration details and information for vendors and exhibitors, can be found at

Topics include home storage, emergency first aid, emergency information, technology and much, much more.

For more information, click on the following link: