Community Emergency Response Team
The national CERT program provides training to individuals which includes disaster preparedness, disaster fire suppression, basic disaster medical operations and light search and rescue operations.
When emergencies happen, CERT members can give critical support to first responders, provide immediate assistance to victims and organize spontaneous volunteers at a disaster site. CERT members may also help with non-emergency projects to improve the safety of the community.
For more information on CERT visit: Citizen Corps Programs & Partners