Utah residents get CERT training to prepare for quake
Assuming help won't come for at least 12 hours, Utahns practice emergency response
By Patty Henetz
The Salt Lake Tribune
SALT LAKE CITY — Earthquakes in Haiti and Chile lend a bit more urgency to the idea of volunteer leadership during crises, especially as the Wasatch Fault continues loom over city neighborhoods most vulnerable to the inevitable Big One.
That's why 9th & 9th neighbors Jeff Yancey and Leann Sudbury decided to organize Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) training classes the past three Saturday mornings.
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