Interesting in volunteering in your community? CERT personnel train to prepare for disasters or an overwhelming event by identifying and mitigating potential hazards in the home, school and workplace. Check out these exciting training opportunities hosted by Greenbelt: 1) Basic

AAA CERT members, The Emergency Operations Center is hosting Call Taker Training ahead of the potential storm later this week. When: January 20th from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Where: EOC Purpose: Review call taker procedures, phone usage, WebEOC, and

The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Emergency Management Institute offers online self-paced courses designed for people who have emergency management responsibilities and the general public. All are offered free-of-charge to those who qualify for enrollment. FEMA Diversity Awareness Training (Online):

The Anne Arundel – Annapolis Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) will assist the American Red Cross and local Fire Departments with fire education and installing fire alarms on Saturday, 16 January, from 10AM to 4PM. Home fires in the United

Although CERT isn’t directly involved with response this still may be a seminar of interest and benefit. Man vs. Machinery Incidents: Are You Prepared? Date: December 29, 2015 Time: 3:00 PM EST / 2:00 PM CST / 12:00 PM PST / 8:00

  Graduating class of CERT Train the Trainer at the Anne Arundel County Fire Training Academy, 20 December 2015.Pictured left to right: Paula Hughes (Clinton CERT – Prince George’s County), Bruce Morgenstern, Carlos Gonzales, Chief Michael O’Connell (Division Chief AAFD

Skywarn Basic Spotter Class

Anne Arundel – Annapolis CERT and the Anne Arundel County Office of Emergency Management is sponsoring a Skywarn Basic Spotter Class. This class will be presented by professional Meteorologist from the National Weather Service from Sterling Virginia. This course is

#Thanksgiving is the peak day for home cooking fires. Here’s the perfect #recipe for a fire-safe holiday. — U.S. Fire (USFA) (@usfire) November 20, 2015

The 2018 Anne Arundel – Annapolis CERT annual meeting and election of officers will be held during the month of November. Date and location will be posted once finalized. Additional details will be forthcoming on nominations for officers.

REGISTER The purpose of the Train the Trainer course is to produce competent instructors for the CERT Basic Training course. A competent CERT instructor delivers the CERT Basic Training course accurately, conveying the messages and intent of the CERT Program

Fairfax Community Emergency Response Team Master Exercise REGISTER This Master Exercise exercise will give our newly trained CERTs an opportunity to demonstrate skills and work together with our seasoned CERTs as an individual responder or as a neighborhood team. From moulage to

Laurel City Office of Emergency Management will be sponsoring ICS-300 and ICS-400 classes and are trying to determine the level of need / interest. The classes will be open to individuals outside of Laurel City. If you are interested send

As part of Mayor Bowser’s goal to make DC the safest big city in America, the District will host the “District of Columbia 2015 Full Scale Exercise” on Thursday, December 10, 2015. Several District agencies will participate in the exercise,

Skywarn Class – Winter Storm

Laurel City OEM and Prince George’s County REACT is sponsoring “Skywarn Winter Storm” class on Thursday, 05 November. The class will be held in Laurel at the OEM. Directions are included in the registration. REGISTER HERE

Sponsor: Anne Arundel Radio Club (AARC) Date(s): Saturday(s) October 31 – December 12 (skipping Saturday, November 28) Time: 08:30 – 12:00 Location: AARC Clubhouse, 3727 Queen Anne Bridge Road, Davidsonville, MD Cost: Free Manual: ARRL Ham Radio License Manual Pre-registration

There are many events within the City of Annapolis that bring a significant amount of visitors to the downtown area. In the next few months, the City will have celebrations with multiple parades in which Anne Arundel – Annapolis CERT

This class will serve to provide CERT members with the skills needed to manage traffic and crowds in planned and emergency situations. Participants will learn CERT Basic Training Concepts That Apply to Traffic and Crowd Management, Communicating Effectively, Crowd Management,

Due to insufficient enrollment the Basic CERT class for 9 – 11 October has been cancelled. We were hoping by leaving it open longer that more people would register however, that did not happen. We will be scheduling another one

AAACERT participated in the Anne Arundel County Emergency Preparedness Expo on 12 September. Despite the rain there was a good turnout. Often deafened and interrupted by the MSP sirens behind us, we managed to talk to quite a number of attendees

  The American Red Cross and Community Emergency Response Teams (CERT) serve communities throughout the United States in a variety of ways before, during, and after emergencies. But while both programs accomplish a great deal individually, they can do even