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Be Ready

Calamities and natural disasters seem to be increasing across the earth. At some point, it will be our turn. As a community, and as individuals, we need to be ready. This page contains a number of different resources that can assist families and our community in preparing for emergencies.

Paradise Town Emergency Operations Plan:
The Paradise Mayor and Town Council adopted an emergeny operations plan as part of FEMA’s National Incident Management System.
Click here to view the entire emergency operations plan.
Click here to view a summary of the emergency operations plan as presented at the town emergency preparedness meeting on 02-May-2010.

Bear River Association of Governments:
The Bear River Association of Governments has done extensive studies and produces a pre-disaster mitigation plan. Information from the pre-disaster mitigation is available here:

  • Click here to view the expected damage if Porcupine dam failed.
  • Click here to view the expected flood zones.
  • Click here to view the relevant earthquake fault zones.
  • Click here to access the entire plan.

Be Ready Utah:
The State of Utah has put together a wonderful website with many resources that assist individuals, families, and communities with emergency preparedness. Click here to visit the site. Click here to create a personalized family emergency plan with printable emergency information cards for your wallet or backpack.

Ready America:
The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) hosts a website with many resources and tools to help people across America prepare for a variety of emergencies. Click here to visit the site.


If you are aware of other useful resources that should be listed here, please email mweaver@paradise.utah.gov.