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Teen CERT Programs Prepare Youth for “The Big One”...

Taft High School Teen CERT students set up a tent that will be used to shelter students and  staff after a large earthquake. Taft High School Teen CERT students set up a tent that will be used to shelter students and
staff after a large earthquake.

Coastal communities in Lincoln County, Oregon are at risk of a magnitude 8 or 9 earthquake with four to six minutes of intense shaking, followed by tsunami surges lasting 12 hours or more...

Imagine living in an area at risk of enduring a magnitude 8 or 9 earthquake with four to six minutes of intense shaking, followed by tsunami surges lasting 12 hours or more. When this event occurs, coastal communities will be cut off from normal transportation routes due to
bridge failures and landslides, and tsunamis. In addition, many buildings will suffer severe damage from the initial earthquake and aftershocks, leaving residents without shelter.

This is the scenario we are Lincoln COunty is preparing for Teen CERT learn more.

CERT Training Integrated into Local High School Curriculum

CERT Gear & Supplies CERT Gear & Supplies

Since 2011, Westlake High School has offered a Teen CERT class as a one-semester, half-credit elective students may take which prepares them to become disaster preparedness leaders in the community.  learn more.

History of the CERT Program

FEMA 101: Community Emergency Response Team (CERT)

Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) Programs

CERT – Community Emergency Response Team

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