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​Remember: In a disaster, your most immediate source of help are the neighbors living around you. Take action today. Become involved in community preparedness groups.
Click on these ways to be informed, they  links to get specific topics on this page:
Get involved in your community by taking action with FEMA’s citizen responder programming to help your community become prepared. Learn more

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Picture is from "BEST PRACTICES FOR NEIGHBORHOOD PREPAREDNESS GROUPS June 9, 2014 - City of PALO ALTO"
Community Emergency Response Team ​ (CERT)

FEMA-based curriculum designed to teach adults of all ages and abilities how to help themselves, their families, and their neighbors during a disaster when police, fire, and medical services are overwhelmed.​

CERT Training teaches you to:

  • Identify and reduce hazards at home and work

  • Prepare your home, vehicles, and workplace with emergency supplies

  • Understand fire behavior and put out small fires

  • Conduct light search and rescue operations

  • Apply basic medical and psychological techniques

  • Assess and triage minor to life-threatening injuries

  • Lift heavy objects off of trapped people safely

  • Organize in teams using the Incident Command System

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For additional
information contact
Carl Lunak
Emergency Manager
clunak@northshorefire.com
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