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.
|FEMA 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!
|0.12M||August 17, 2016|
|Celebrate 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.
|0.11M||August 16, 2016|
|Upcoming 2016 Training Dates|
Upcoming 2016 Training Dates
|0.16M||August 11, 2016|
|The 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.
|0.11M||August 11, 2016|
|Campus 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.
|0.06M||August 10, 2016|
|Bergen 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.
|0.51M||August 10, 2016|