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October 2017 CERT eBrief

The October 2017 CERT eBrief highlights the Big Bend CERT's storm preparedness, Goffstown CERT's specialized training, and Otoe-Missouria Tribal Teen CERT.

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Icon for file of type application/pdfBig Bend CERT Jumps into Action to Help Neighbors

The Big Bend region of Tampa, FL, is growing rapidly. It attracts both young families and retirees. However, the community is subject to storm surge. As residents watched people move into the area, they grew concerned about how their new neighbors could handle storm surge and other emergencies.

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Icon for file of type application/pdfOtoe-Missouria Tribe Leads the Way in Tribal Youth Preparedness

One tribe established two youth preparedness firsts in the past five years, and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) works to ensure other tribes follow their lead.

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Icon for file of type application/pdfGoffstown CERT Provides Shelter for the Community and Specialized Training for Volunteers

Responding to disasters is dangerous, but recovering from an emergency can also be hazardous. To get prepared, Goffstown CERT members completed 16 hours of Disaster Site Worker Training from the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA).

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Icon for file of type application/pdfShare Your CERT’s Disaster Response with FEMA

The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) encourages Community Emergency Response Teams (CERT) throughout the Nation to share its response stories.

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Icon for file of type application/pdfOtoe-Missouria Tribe Leads the Way in Tribal Youth Preparedness

One tribe established two youth preparedness firsts in the past five years, and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) hopes that other tribes will follow their lead.

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Icon for file of type application/pdfGoffstown CERT Provides Shelter for the Community and Specialized Training for Volunteers

Responding to disasters is dangerous, but recovering from an emergency can also be hazardous. To get prepared, Goffstown CERT members completed 16 hours of Disaster Site Worker Training from the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA).

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