Resources


Local CERT teams and team members can take advantage of resources as we learn of them.

If you know of additional resources we should list here, please let us know.

Resource Materials for Teams and Trainers

Basic CERT Training

  • Unit 1 — Disaster Preparedness (May 2020 Draft) (PowerPoint)
  • Unit 2 — CERT Organization (May 2020 Draft) (PowerPoint)
  • Unit 3 — Disaster Medical Operations, Part 1 (May 2020 Draft) (PowerPoint)
  • Unit 4 — Disaster Medical Operations, Part 2 (May 2020 Draft) (PowerPoint)
  • Unit 5 — Disaster Psychology (May 2020 Draft) (PowerPoint)
  • Unit 6 — Fire Safety & Utility Control (May 2020 Draft) (PowerPoint)
  • Unit 7 — Light Search & Rescue Operations (May 2020 Draft) (PowerPoint)
  • Unit 8 — Terrorism and CERT (May 2020 Draft) (PowerPoint)

Additional Training and Resources

  • How to Start and Maintain a CERT Program (PDF) (from the Corporation for National & Community Service)
  • Training module for Triage (PowerPoint)
  • Training module for Traffic Management (PowerPoint)
  • Seacliff CERT July 2016 exercise featuring ICS and communication (PDF)
  • Seacliff CERT July 2017 ICS exercise  (PDF)
  • Volunteer Time Log when activated through OES (PDF | Word)

Recommended Books

  • Linda Masterson, Surviving Wildfire: Get Prepared, Stay Alive, Rebuild Your Life (A Handbook for Homeowners)