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July 2015 CERT E-Brief

The July 2015 E-Brief features stories highlighting CERT programs in Greenbrier and Monroe Counties in West Virginia responding to a local diesel spill, the Villages CERT program, which serves a large retirement community in Florida, and the Newport News, VA program, which partners with Commonwealth Catholic Charities to offer free disaster preparedness training to refugees participating in a resettlement program. This edition also includes a recap of the fifth annual CERTCON, a series of meetings and workshops organized by CERT programs in the National Capital Region.

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Icon for file of type application/pdfWest Virginia CERT Programs Team Up for Diesel Spill Response

The West Virginia Community Emergency Response Teams (CERT) assisted their local community during a diesel spill and water loss.

0.35MJuly 28, 2015
Icon for file of type application/pdfUpcoming 2015 Training Dates

This reference notes upcoming 2014 Community Emergency Response Team training courses.

0.15MJuly 28, 2015
Icon for file of type application/pdfCERTCON 2015 Offers Drills, Skills, Thrills to Attendees

The article details the fifth annual CERTCON event, hosted by the Montgomery County, Maryland Community Emergency Response Team program (CERT) on June 20 and 21, 2015.

0.37MJuly 28, 2015
Icon for file of type application/pdfNewport News, VA CERT Supports Refugee Resettlement Program

This article discusses how the Newport News Community Emergency Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) partners with the Commonwealth Catholic Charities to provide free disaster preparedness training to refugees participating in the resettlement program within weeks of their arrival.

0.35MJuly 28, 2015
Icon for file of type application/pdfThe Villages CERT Performs Critical Role in Preparing Retirement Community

The article features the Villages Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) program, comprised of 320 residents from the retirement community in Sumter County, Florida and describes some of their preparedness activities.

0.39MJuly 28, 2015