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DISASTER PREPAREDNESS

HOW CAN CERT PREPARE YOU FOR A DISASTER?

 

The Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) Program educates people about disaster preparedness for hazards that may impact their area and trains them in basic disaster response skills, such as fire safety, light search and rescue, team organization, and disaster medical operations. Using the training learned in the classroom and during exercises, CERT members can assist others in their neighborhood or workplace following an event when professional responders are not immediately available to help.

 

CERT members also are encouraged to support emergency response agencies by taking a more active role in emergency preparedness projects in their community.

 

Visit https://www.fema.gov/community-emergency-response-teams for more information about CERT Program. This dataset provides the CERT registration program information for approved CERT programs that is featured online at http://www.citizencorps.fema.gov

Learn how you can help during times of disaster.  Your local Gila County CERT organization is always looking for good people to join the ranks and become trained in the event of an emergency.  Contact us below for more information about the program and what steps you can take to become a CERT Volunteer.

BECOME A VOLUNTEER

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