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

I’ve been asked by Mike Simpson, Chairperson, Anne Arundel and Annapolis Citizen Corps Council to pass along this announcement for their upcoming meeting. Looks like a great topic especially for those of us who have (and are responsible for) pets.

The American Red Cross, Richmond VA has these tips to keep you safe during an approaching tornado.

Basic CERT Training Class 2015 October 9-11 Anne Arundel County Fire Training Academy 415 Maxwell Frye Road Millersville, MD 21108 Fee: $20.00 to cover the cost of the training manual and disposable first aid training supplies. You will be provided

Social Media in Emergency Management #SMEM August 12, 2015, 2:00 – 3:00 pm ET Presented by Corey Mulryan, Associate and EMSS Coordinator, Hagerty Consulting Agencies and jurisdictions must know how to use social media in real time during disasters. We

Anne Arundel – Annapolis CERT members assisted the City of Annapolis with the annual July 4th parade serving as Parade Marshals. The parade began at on Amos Garret proceeded down West Street around Church Circle and down Main Street and

Overview: This course will equip pre-hospital and hospital medical personnel with the skills needed to deliver and sustain a safe and effective response to bombing incidents. Utilization of case studies as well as tabletop exercise will reinforce course material. This

Memphis, TN resident Geraldine Pollard survived two house fires, one as a child and another as an adult. CERT Training teaches citizens how to be prepared in case of emergencies and disasters (Video and Article). Many communities also use trained

Tuning in for Tornadoes

Tuning in for Tornadoes Tornadoes are one of nature’s most violent storms and can cause death, injury, and destruction within seconds. Having advanced notice that a tornado isapproaching your area can give you the critical time needed to move to

NYC Citizen Corps invites you to the 2015 Disaster Volunteer Conference: Becoming Response Ready – Working with Diverse Populations! The Disaster Volunteer Conference was first launched in 2007 and brings together volunteers that are involved in disaster response and recovery