Press Release: Salt Lake and Davis Counties to Host Virtual Q&A Sessions Addressing Earthquake and Aftershock Damage Assistance

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Salt Lake County, UT – Salt Lake and Davis County Emergency Management agencies, Utah Divison of Emergency Management, FEMA, and SBA are collaborating on a Facebook Live event for residents (renters and property owners) who may have suffered damage to their homes as a result of the March 18, 2020 Magna earthquake and aftershocks.

The Facebook Live event will feature local and national representatives who will answer questions specific to disaster assistance programs available for residents. The event will be offered in English and Spanish, and ASL interpreters will be interpreting.

  • Who: Salt Lake and Davis County residents
  • What: Facebook Live federal and state disaster assistance programs Q&A
  • When: Tuesday, August 18, 2020; English – 6:00 p.m., Spanish – 7:00 p.m.
  • How: Submit questions via email, prior to the event: We will also attempt to answer questions posted in the comments.

If you require a reasonable accommodation or an alternative format of available information such as American Sign Language format, or audio format, please submit your request to:

Watch the Q&A here:

Or watch the Spanish Q&A here:


About Us
Salt Lake County Emergency Management serves our citizens by directing and coordinating resources for disasters and emergencies through preparation, planning, mitigation, response and recovery. Davis County Emergency Operations helps prepare the communities and residents of Davis County for the impacts of emergencies and disasters, both natural and man-made. Emphasis is placed on coordination and communication of essential information to the public, proactive customer service, and effective planning measures for disaster preparedness, response, recovery, and mitigation.