Earthquakes, Tornadoes: ETX CERT Trains for Disaster

Earthquakes, Tornadoes: ETX CERT Trains for Disaster

CERT was first conceptualized by the LA County Fire Department in the mid-1980’s considering the ever-looming threat of a large earthquake and wide-area destruction. The need for training civilians to meet their immediate resource needs was confirmed in 1987 with...
Dallas Stars Honor 1st Responders

Dallas Stars Honor 1st Responders

EastTex CERT members got an opportunity to spend some time socializing and taking in an NHL game Saturday night as the Dallas Stars played the Vancouver Canucks on 1st Responders Night.  The Stars honored 1st responders for the selfless sacrifice to their communities,...
CERT Initial Training Class – February 9th and 16th

CERT Initial Training Class – February 9th and 16th

The Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) program educates volunteers about disaster preparedness for the hazards that may impact their area and trains them in basic disaster response skills, such as fire safety, light search and rescue, team organization, and...

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