Manufactured Homes in Earthquakes – How to Protect Your Home & Family

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Photo from ABC4 Utah article SALT LAKE CITY – Manufactured homes are especially at risk from earthquakes and their aftershocks. Many manufactured homes rest on slender supports that can collapse or buckle during earthquakes, causing injuries to the occupants and damage to the structure, contents, water heater and utilities.  Collapse can make doors and other exits unsafe while fractured gas …

Federal Aid for Utah Quake Hits $1 Million As FEMA Deadline Nears

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Two Weeks Left to Register The deadline for Utah residents to register for federal disaster assistance for damage caused by the earthquake and aftershocks between March 18 and April 17 is Tuesday, September 8, 2020. Since the July 8 disaster declaration, more than $1 million in federal disaster assistance has been provided to eligible applicants in Salt Lake and Davis …

La ayuda federal para el terremoto de Utah alcanza el millón de dólares al acercarse el plazo de FEMA

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Quedan dos semanas para inscribirse La fecha límite para que los residentes de Utah se inscriban para recibir asistencia federal por los daños causados por el terremoto y los temblores secundarios entre el 18 de marzo y el 17 de abril es el martes, 8 de septiembre de 2020. Desde la declaración de desastre del 8 de julio, se ha …

Comunicado de prensa: ¿Por qué son peligrosas las estructuras de ladrillo no reforzadas?

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SALT LAKE CITY – Utah tiene una rica herencia de arquitectura en ladrillo. Desde el Fuerte Douglas y el Molino Isaac Chase hasta el Tabernáculo de Provo y la Casa de Invierno de Brigham Young, muchas de las estructuras más antiguas e históricas del estado fueron hechas con ladrillos. Sin embargo, muchos edificios de ladrillo son vulnerables a los terremotos. …

News Release: Why Are Unreinforced Brick Structures Dangerous?

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SALT LAKE CITY – Utah has a rich heritage of brick architecture. From Fort Douglas and the Isaac Chase Mill to Provo Tabernacle and Brigham Young’s Winter Home, many of the state’s oldest and most historic structures were made with bricks. However, many brick buildings are vulnerable to earthquakes. Unreinforced Masonry (URM) Structures built prior to 1975 often feature brick …

Comunicado de prensa: Servicios legales gratuitos en caso de desastre disponibles para los sobrevivientes del terremoto de Utah

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SALT LAKE CITY – Se creó una línea telefónica de ayuda legal gratuita como parte del programa de Servicios Legales en caso de Desastre (DLS) de FEMA para el terremoto de Magna y sus temblores secundarios.  El servicio está abierto a los residentes de los condados de Salt Lake y Davis. Los residentes que necesitan asistencia legal para asuntos relacionados …

News Release: Free Disaster Legal Services Available for Utah Quake Survivors

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SALT LAKE CITY – A free legal aid hotline was created as part FEMA’s Disaster Legal Services (DLS) program for the Magna Earthquake and its aftershocks.  The service is open to residents of Salt Lake and Davis counties. Residents who need legal assistance for earthquake-related issues but cannot afford an attorney can call toll-free 800-662-4245. The line is open Monday …

Comunicado de prensa: Consejos útiles sobre cómo detectar los daños causados por un terremoto

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SALT LAKE CITY – El daño de un terremoto a una casa o negocio puede imitar el desgaste normal.  Esto puede permitir que pase desapercibido porque no es obvio o puede estar localizado en habitaciones o espacios raramente usados.  Es posible que haya sufrido daños por el reciente terremoto y los temblores secundarios de Utah y que ni siquiera lo …

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 …