Borough of East Rutherford, NJ

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East Rutherford CERT seeking volunteers; classes begin October 5, 2017

East Rutherford is seeking volunteers to staff its Community Emergency Response Team (CERT). East Rutherford adults and high school students are welcomed and encouraged to join. Information on participation and upcoming classes are in the below flyers. Classes begin October 5, 2017, so please register now. If you have any questions please contact:

Meredith Martin
Emergency Planner/ CERT Liaison
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CERT educates individuals about disaster preparedness for 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 disaster medical operations. Using training learned in the class-room and during exercises, CERT volunteers can assist others in their community following a disaster when professional responders are not immediately available to help. CERT volunteers are also encouraged to support emergency response agencies by taking an active role in emergency preparedness projects.