Draper City has been preparing for natural and man-made emergencies that may affect the people and/or property in Draper. Here is a list of organized plans, maps and emergency information.
- Emergency Preparedness Packet
- Emergency Planning Guide
- Draper Block Captain Packet
- Hazard Mitigation Plan
- Draper City District Map
- Draper City Emergency Operation Plan
- How to Protect Your Home
The following organizations have developed emergency preparedness plans and emergency supply lists:
- Be Ready Utah - Preparedness information from the Utah Division of Emergency Management
- Evacuation Checklist
- FEMA Are You Ready? - An In-depth Guide to Citizen Preparedness
- American Red Cross
- Ready, Set, Go Form
- Drop, Cover and Hold On
- Medical Reserve Corps
When preparing for a possible emergency situation, it is best to think first about the basics of survival: fresh water, food, clean air and warmth.
Be Ready Videos
The “20 to Ready” series of emergency preparedness videos can be found here.
Basic Emergency Supply Kit
- Water, one gallon of water per person per day for at least three days, for drinking and sanitation
- Food, at least a three-day supply of non-perishable food
- Battery-powered or hand crank radio and a NOAA Weather Radio with tone alert and extra batteries for both
- Flashlight and extra batteries
- First aid kit
- Whistle to signal for help
- Dust mask, to help filter contaminated air and plastic sheeting and duct tape to shelter-in-place
- Moist towelettes, garbage bags and plastic ties for personal sanitation
- Wrench or pliers to turn off utilities
- Can opener for food (if kit contains canned food)
- Local maps
- Additional Items to Consider Adding to an Emergency Supply Kit:
- Prescription medications and glasses
- Infant formula and diapers
- Pet food and extra water for your pet
- Important family documents such as copies of insurance policies, identification and bank account records in a waterproof, portable container •Cash or traveler's checks and change
- Emergency reference material such as a first aid book or information from www.ready.gov
- Sleeping bag or warm blanket for each person. Consider additional bedding if you live in a cold-weather climate.
- Complete change of clothing including a long sleeved shirt, long pants and sturdy shoes. Consider additional clothing if you live in a cold-weather climate.
- Household chlorine bleach and medicine dropper – When diluted nine parts water to one part bleach, bleach can be used as a disinfectant. Or in an emergency, you can use it to treat water by using 16 drops of regular household liquid bleach per gallon of water. Do not use scented, color safe or bleaches with added cleaners.
- Fire Extinguisher
- Matches in a waterproof container
- Feminine supplies and personal hygiene items
- Mess kits, paper cups, plates and plastic utensils, paper towels
- Paper and pencil
- Books, games, puzzles or other activities for children
Battalion Chief Robert Lambert
Captain Steve Darlington
Paramedic Erin Lytle