What will I learn in CERT training?

CERT is a positive and realistic approach to emergency and disaster situations where citizens may initially be on their own and their actions can make a difference. 

The CERT program will teach you how to:

  • Prepare yourself, your family, your pets, and your home for emergency situations
  • Develop basic emergency plans for your home, workplace, and automobile
  • Manage home utilities and suppress small fires
  • Recognize and minimize hazards in your home
  • Treat life-threatening conditions
  • Provide basic mass-casualty first aid
  • Search for and rescue survivors safely
  • Organize as a neighborhood team to prepare for and respond to disasters

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1. What is CERT?
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3. How did CERT start?
4. What will I learn in CERT training?
5. How do I join CERT?