CERT Teams

  1. Tweeting to Save LIves
    Categories: Disaster & Survival Forum

    Tweeting to Save LIves

    CERT Webinar: San Francisco Neighborhood Emergency Response Team uses Twitter to Save Lives On Wednesday, April 5, 2017, FEMA’s Individual and Community Preparedness Division in partnership with the San Francisco Neighborhood Emergency Response Team (NERT) invites you to join the ”Using Twitter to save lives” training event. Members of the San Francisco NERT will share information on how volunteers can...
  2. Help Your Community When the Next Storm Hits
    Categories: CERT - Community Emergency Response Teams

    Help Your Community When the Next Storm Hits

    Many communities remain unprepared, as only 30% of those who live in winter storm hazard areas have participated in a disaster exercise in the past year. Even a small amount of snow can impact your community, making it critical to have a plan in place for winter weather. Be there for your neighbors when the next storm hits by finding...
  3. Important Preparedness Dates for your September Calendar
    Categories: CERT - Community Emergency Response Teams, National Preparedness Month & Disaster & Survival Forum

    Important Preparedness Dates for your September Calendar

    The further away we get from major tragedies like 9/11, Katrina, Sandy, and Joplin - the more complacent we get. Don't fall vicitm to a false sense of security. National Preparedness Month begins tomorrow, and it is essential that we each prepare for disaster, this includes stocking essential survival gear, making a plan, and communicating that plan to others. This year also marks...
  4. Hurricanes and CERT
    Categories: CERT - Community Emergency Response Teams & Disaster & Survival Forum

    Hurricanes and CERT

    CERT Teams are called upon to respond and assist the community in many types of Disaster and Emergency situations. During Hurricane Preparedness Week, we remind you all to be Weather Ready, but to also consider going a step beyond and joining CERT to help others. It is free, and you'll make a difference. Learn more CERT Gear & Supplies CERT...
  5. Webinar Tomorrow: STEP into Preparedness
    Categories: CERT - Community Emergency Response Teams, Child Safety & Disaster & Survival Forum

    Webinar Tomorrow: STEP into Preparedness

    Join the Federal Emergency Management Agency on Thursday, January 11, 2016, as we present the newly updated Student Tools for Emergency Planning (STEP) materials and share tips and lessons learned from teaching the program. STEP is a classroom-based emergency preparedness curriculum that teaches fourth and fifth-graders about emergencies and how to create a disaster supply kit and family emergency communications...
  6. Categories: CERT - Community Emergency Response Teams, Child Safety & Disaster & Survival Forum

    Update on Youth Preparedness Council

    The Youth Preparedness Council offers an opportunity for youth leaders to serve on a distinguished national council and participate in the Youth Preparedness Council Summit. During their two-year term, the leaders will have the opportunity to complete a national-level group project and to share their opinions, experiences, ideas, solutions and questions regarding youth disaster preparedness with the leadership of FEMA...
  7. Youth Preparedness
    Categories: CERT - Community Emergency Response Teams & Disaster & Survival Forum

    Youth Preparedness

    We talk about Youth a lot - while Child Safety is certainly a big area of interest in our Industry, we think Teens, Tweens, and the like need more focus as they are the adults of tomorrow. We've shared information about dangers for Teens such as the  Youth Tobacco Survey, Youth and Teen Safety & Violence and the importance of Safety and Injuries...
  8. CERT in Action
    Categories: CERT - Community Emergency Response Teams & Disaster & Survival Forum

    CERT in Action

    With the recent flurry of Disasters across the US, CERT Teams have shown the colors (Green that is!) Across the nation Community Emergency Response Team members have used their training to help others in their communities survive and recover from devastation of natural forces. One story tell of how the Rowlett Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) had the chance to...
  9. Categories: CERT - Community Emergency Response Teams

    CERT (Community Emergency Response Team) Update

    Are you a member of your local CERT? Are you active? Are  you Updated? FEMA 101: Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) Programs Every CERT Member needs this free App! History of the CERT Program CERT – Community Emergency Response Team CERT Gear & Supplies Citizen Corps and CERT Information Deadline The Federal Emergency Management Agency...
  10. Categories: American Red Cross, CERT - Community Emergency Response Teams & Press Releases

    Webinar: Local Partnerships Between the American Red Cross and CERT

    Check out these great American Red Cross FIrst Aid Kits! The American Red Cross and Community Emergency Response Teams (CERT) serve communities throughout the United States in a variety of ways before, during, and after emergencies. But while both programs accomplish a great deal individually, they can do even more when they work together. As partners, CERT and American Red...

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