Imagine a place where:
Imagine the Disaster Discovery Center ...
where preparing is FUN!
Japan's Honjo Life Safety Learning Center experience. The Disaster Discovery Center would provide these hands-on experiences and more.
Japan's Honjo Life Safety Learning Center website. This is a great example of what the Disaster Discovery Center will be like.
Other states are considering this, see this article. There is nothing like the Disaster Discovery Center in the western hemisphere.
The Disaster Discovery Center (DDC) is the doing business as (dba) name for the Disaster Safety Museum, Inc., a federally recognized 501(c)3 nonprofit organization dedicated to public disaster preparedness education.
The Disaster Discovery Center is currently in the design planning phase of its development.
Examples of what is being developed
A confident and cooperative community that prepares for and responds positively
in a disaster situation.
Connecting people of all ages
with empowering experiences that inspire disaster preparation through:
Improve our collective disaster resilience
to save lives and property and prevent injury.
DDC Board President
Salt Lake Community College
DDC Board Vice President
Utah Division of Emergency Management
DDC Board Secretary
Learning Experience Designer