Do you know what to do when faced with an emergency? Do you feel helpless when disaster strikes?
Your assistance could be critical before, during, and after a natural or man-made disaster. ARE YOU PREPARED?
Community Emergency Response (CERT) and affiliated Citizen Corps training offers information and skills that volunteer/disaster reserves teams can use to better prepare their families, neighbors and communities to cope with the aftermath of natural and man-made disasters. Official Austin County CERT teams provide immediate assistance and direction in their community until first responders can arrive.
The training program will cover areas such as:
· DISASTER PREPAREDNESS
· DISASTER FIRE SUPPRESSION
· DISASTER MEDICAL OPERATIONS
· LIGHT SEARCH AND RESCUE OPERATIONS
· DISASTER PSYCHOLOGY AND TEAM ORGANIZATION
· FIRST AID
· DISASTER SIMULATION (skills practice and application)
For further information please visit www.austincounty.com or Ray Chislett at 979-865-5911x2228.