What Does CERT Do?

CERT volunteers maybe asked to help when an emergency reaches the scale where local safety forces cannot respond to all of the needs of the community. Volunteers acting under the direction of the safety forces might perform triage, administer first aid, put out small fires, help people get to emergency shelters, locate missing or injured people, or comfort victims and their families. All sorts of skills are useful, from record-keeping to preparing meals for emergency workers during prolonged on incidents. 

The team also assists with large-scale public health and safety campaigns such as vaccination clinics, emergency preparedness, and distribution of disaster education materials.

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