Federal Emergency Management Agency

Community Emergency Response Team Basic Training Participant Manual

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CERT Basic Training Participant Manual is meant for use by students in CERT classes. The Hazard Annex, which provides an overview of 13 natural and manmade disaster types, is also available here. Each unit from the Participant Manual and Hazard Annex is also available in a Microsoft Word format. Users can download the Word documents and change them to best fit their local CERT training needs.

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Icon for file of type application/pdfFull Participant Manual in PDF format
5.57M
Icon for file of type application/pdfFull Hazard Annex in PDF format
485.96K
Icon for file of type application/mswordFull Participant Manual in PDF format - Participant Manual Cover - Chapter / Section Number: 1
31.00K
Icon for file of type application/mswordFull Participant Manual in PDF format - Introduction and Overview - Chapter / Section Number: 2
70.00K
Icon for file of type application/mswordFull Participant Manual in PDF format - Table of Contents - Chapter / Section Number: 3
36.50K
Icon for file of type application/mswordFull Participant Manual in PDF format - Unit 1: Disaster Preparedness - Chapter / Section Number: 4
478.00K
Icon for file of type application/mswordFull Participant Manual in PDF format - Unit 2: Fire Safety and Utility Controls - Chapter / Section Number: 5
1.60M
Icon for file of type application/mswordFull Participant Manual in PDF format - Unit 3: Disaster Medical Operations - Part I - Chapter / Section Number: 6
1.56M
Icon for file of type application/mswordFull Participant Manual in PDF format - Unit 4: Disaster Medical Operations - Part II - Chapter / Section Number: 7
1.64M
Icon for file of type application/mswordFull Participant Manual in PDF format - Unit 5: Light Search and Rescue Operations - Chapter / Section Number: 8
443.50K
Icon for file of type application/mswordFull Participant Manual in PDF format - Unit 6: CERT Organization - Chapter / Section Number: 9
2.34M
Icon for file of type application/mswordFull Participant Manual in PDF format - Unit 7: Disaster Psychology - Chapter / Section Number: 10
112.00K
Icon for file of type application/mswordFull Participant Manual in PDF format - Unit 8: Terrorism and CERT - Chapter / Section Number: 11
137.00K
Icon for file of type application/mswordFull Participant Manual in PDF format - Unit 9: Course Review, Final Exam, and Disaster Simulation - Chapter / Section Number: 12
231.00K
Icon for file of type application/mswordFull Hazard Annex in PDF format - Earthquakes - Chapter / Section Number: 1
86.50K
Icon for file of type application/mswordFull Hazard Annex in PDF format - Fire - Chapter / Section Number: 2
66.00K
Icon for file of type application/mswordFull Hazard Annex in PDF format - Excessive Heat - Chapter / Section Number: 4
69.50K
Icon for file of type application/mswordFull Hazard Annex in PDF format - Hurricanes and Coastal Storms - Chapter / Section Number: 5
76.50K
Icon for file of type application/mswordFull Hazard Annex in PDF format - Floods - Chapter / Section Number: 3
73.00K
Icon for file of type application/mswordFull Hazard Annex in PDF format - Severe Thunderstorms - Chapter / Section Number: 7
59.00K
Icon for file of type application/mswordFull Hazard Annex in PDF format - Tornadoes - Chapter / Section Number: 8
78.00K
Icon for file of type application/mswordFull Hazard Annex in PDF format - Tsunamis - Chapter / Section Number: 9
60.00K
Icon for file of type application/mswordFull Hazard Annex in PDF format - Nuclear Power Plant Emergencies - Chapter / Section Number: 12
71.00K
Icon for file of type application/mswordFull Hazard Annex in PDF format - Volcanoes - Chapter / Section Number: 10
55.50K
Icon for file of type application/mswordFull Hazard Annex in PDF format - Winter Storms - Chapter / Section Number: 11
57.00K
Icon for file of type application/mswordFull Hazard Annex in PDF format - Pandemic Influenza - Chapter / Section Number: 13
75.50K
Icon for file of type application/mswordFull Hazard Annex in PDF format - Landslides and Mudflows - Chapter / Section Number: 6
44.00K
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