Registration continues for Community Emergency Response Team Training (CERT)

Posted February 10, 2017 at 9:36 am     Category: Emergency ManagementNews Release

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – With the deadline fast approaching, New Hanover County residents can still register for upcoming Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) training which begins Thursday, Feb. 16, 2017.  Remaining classes will continue on Thursday evenings beginning at 6:30 p.m. for six weeks, with a disaster simulation exercise on the final day of class, Saturday, April 1, 2017.  All classes will be conducted at the New Hanover County Emergency Operations Center, 220 Government Center Drive, Wilmington, North Carolina.

Community Emergency Response Team GraphicCERT training is designed to provide basic training in disaster preparedness, which increases the ability of citizens to survive and assist their family and neighbors until emergency responders or other assistance arrives.  Courses include; Emergency Preparedness, Fire and Life Safety, Medical Operations, Light Search and Rescue, CERT Organization, Psychology, and Terrorism.

For more information about this training or to register, contact the New Hanover County Emergency Management at (910) 798-6900.  You may also download the CERT Training flyer here.

Community Emergency Response Team Training is sponsored by New Hanover County Emergency Management and Cape Fear Community College.

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Release Contact:
Charles Smith
Emergency Management Communications Coordinator
(910) 798-7446

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