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March 2018 CERT eBrief

The March 2018 CERT eBrief highlights the youth CERT training in Alaska, the Ready Long Beach Preparedness Expo, the Bexar CERT tornado response, and the American Red Cross Sound the Alarm campaign. 

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Icon for file of type application/pdfSubmitting Stories to the CERT eBrief

We want to hear from you! The hard work, training, and dedication you put into CERT, combined with your accomplishments, deserve to be highlighted and shared. Stories, tips, and best practices are extremely beneficial to your fellow CERT members across the country.

Icon for file of type application/pdfCERT Training in Alaska Helps At-Risk Youth

A key partnership in Alaska brings Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) training to at-risk youth.

Icon for file of type application/pdfLong Beach Fire Department Creates a Legacy of Preparedness with an Annual Expo

The Ready Long Beach Emergency Preparedness Expo occurs every September during National Preparedness Month. This one-day event allows residents to spend Saturday learning about personal readiness, CERT, and local emergency plans.

Icon for file of type application/pdfTexas CERT Team Assists with Response to Six Tornados

When tornadoes began touching down in the San Antonio, TX area, Frank Dickey, with the Bexar County Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) knew his volunteers would soon be called into action.

Icon for file of type application/pdfHelp the American Red Cross and CERT Sound the Alarm!

From April 28 through May 13, 2018, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), the National Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) Program Office, the American Red Cross Home Fire Campaign, and local fire departments will install smoke alarms for local Sound the Alarm events.