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August 2016 CERT E-Brief

The August 2016 CERT E-Brief highlights the Bergen County, New Jersey CERT program, new Campus and Workplace CERT Guides, open calls for FEMA Region V Youth Preparedness Council applications, information about the FEMA mobile application, and information about the 30th Anniversary CERT National Conference.

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Icon for file of type application/pdfFEMA Region V Accepting Applications for Youth Preparedness Council

FEMA Region V is accepting rolling applications for its Regional Youth Preparedness Council. If you know a student in grades 8 – 11 who is making a difference in his or her community’s preparedness, encourage them to apply!

0.12MAugust 17, 2016
Icon for file of type application/pdfCelebrate 30 Years of CERT at Universal City, CA

This year is the 30th Anniversary of the Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) program. To celebrate, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has partnered with CaliforniaVolunteers, NBCUniversal, and other CERT partners to host a National CERT Conference September 8 – 10, 2016 in Universal City, CA.

0.11MAugust 16, 2016
Icon for file of type application/pdfUpcoming 2016 Training Dates

Upcoming 2016 Training Dates

0.16MAugust 11, 2016
Icon for file of type application/pdfThe FEMA App Can Help You Stay Safe

The FEMA app can help Americans through emergencies. The app provides a customizable checklist of emergency supplies, maps of open shelters and Disaster Recovery Centers, and tips on how to survive natural and manmade disasters.

0.11MAugust 11, 2016
Icon for file of type application/pdfCampus CERT and Workplace CERT Guides Now Available

The Campus and Workplace CERT Guides will help new programs establish their teams and be successful in their unique environments. The Guides are supplements to the existing CERT curriculum and can even be used to help existing CERT programs branch out into new areas.

0.06MAugust 10, 2016
Icon for file of type application/pdfBergen County CERT Partners with Local Agencies to Strengthen Preparedness and Response

To strengthen their ability to provide the highest level of disaster response, CERT program managers often seek to establish partnerships with professional responders in their communities. It is because of its strong partnership with local and county-level agencies, that the Bergen County (NJ) CERT program has made its mark in the community.

0.51MAugust 10, 2016