A major earthquake or other disaster can happen without warning and leave large areas of our city damaged and waiting for emergency services that may not arrive for days. CERT (Community Emergency Response Team) is a nationally recognized disaster preparedness training program that provides everyday citizens the basic skills and tools they need to help their neighbors survive. You'll learn the fundamentals of medical triage, fire suppression, cribbing and levers, light search and rescue, and more.
If you haven't yet taken CERT training to prepare for the BIG ONE and want to learn more, here's a great video by Richmond videographer djovida (dj) that shows you what it's all about. These free classes are taught by the Richmond Fire Department and the next series will be in Spring 2015.