disaster preparedness

Wyoming Guard Supports Utah In Earthquake Exercise
The Wyoming National Guard wrapped up a three day exercise in the Salt Lake City Area Thursday. ‘Operation Utah Shake Out’ was an earthquake disaster drill that simulated a magnitude 7 earthquake. Joint Task Force Commander, Col. Shelly Campbell, says Salt Lake City sits on the Wasatch…
Emergency Energy Preparedness Focus Of Casper Training
A disaster response plan that addresses energy supply is in the works for the City of Casper. A grant from the U.S. Department of Energy has funded a year of research on what our community can do to be energy prepared in an emergency and city officials want to share that information at a Energy [[&#x…
Library Holds Disaster Preparedness Workshop [AUDIO]
It stands to reason that if there is a disaster or major event, emergency responders may not be immediately available, and basic services may also break down, so people need to be prepared. This is why the Natrona County Public Library is offering a disaster preparedness workshop Saturday afternoon,…
Training Prepares Citizens For Emergencies [AUDIO]
What would you do if there was a disaster and you dialed 911 and all the emergency responders were busy? Because emergency personnel can get stretched pretty thin in the event of a disaster, the Natrona County Emergency Management Office is offering a 9-week disaster preparedness course that starts …
Disaster Preparedness, Are You Ready?
The first of September marks the beginning of National Preparedness Month. Preparing for an unexpected disaster, natural or otherwise, means being ready if communication systems go down, fresh water is in short supply, or the electricity goes out. Thinking ahead is what the Wyoming Office of Homelan…
Assessing Casper’s Energy Vulnerabilities [AUDIO]
In anticipation of  a man-made or natural disaster Casper is one of 43 cities across the nation that’s accepted  federal funds for use in  creating an emergency energy plan.   That plan would be in place  should a disaster lead to a disruption of our energy suppl…