Want to help Tucson and the surrounding region during a disaster? Following a major disaster, it can take up to 3 days for first responders to reach victims. Getting trained in CERT is a great way to prepare yourself and your family for a disaster, and by joining a CERT team, you can respond to disasters in your community or elsewhere.
Training is FREE! It consists of 20 hours of classroom and hands-on training.Topics include fire safety, disaster medical operations, light search and rescue, and team organization. Once you receive a CERT certificate, you can join a CERT team anywhere in the U.S.
A CERT course will be held in February 2010at the Volunteer Center of Southern arizona.
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LOCATION: Volunteer Center of Southern Arizona, 924 N Alvernon Way, Tucson
CONTACT: To register, contact the Disaster Preparedness Coordinator, 520-881-3300, ext 130 or firstname.lastname@example.org.