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

Webinar: CERT Training for Individuals with Disabilities and Others with Access and Functional Needs Everyone has a role to play in keeping our communities safe. CERT volunteers, trainers, and program managers with a diverse range of experiences, skills, and abilities

Bill Sammler, National Weather Service, Wakefield, VA, presents “Understanding Tornadoes, Microbursts and Downbursts” webinar. This webinar was sponsored by Virginia Department Emergency Management on March 24, 2015 via a Webinar. Every year, wind related thunderstorms and sever weather causes damage

Anne Arundel County and City of Annapolis Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) welcomes you to our new blog / website! We will use our blog to post information and news of interest to the communities of our area. We will

Skywarn Spotter Flood Class

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