Community Emergency Response Team Set-Up Checklist

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Our editable CERT checklist will help you:

  • Identify program goals
  • Conduct a hazard analysis of your community
  • Identify needed resource
  • Engage elected officials
  • Register your CERT with FEMA
  • Understand your administration’s liability
  • Engage local emergency responders
  • Promote your CERT and recruit volunteers
  • Reach out to Millennials and Gen Z
  • Create a training schedule
  • Ensure you are meeting ADA compliance
  • Schedule practice drills
  • Overcome roadblocks
  • Recognize and celebrate progress
  • Create a supplemental workplace CERT
  • Maintain engagement
  • Reevaluate annual goals