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List of Nevada CERT's

Postby North Idaho Patriot » Wed Oct 13, 2010 7:03 pm

Name of Program: Southern Nevada CERT
Geographic Area: Southern Nevada
Point of Contact: Rick Diebold
Phone Number: 7022290067
E-mail address: rdiebold@lasvegasnevada.gov
Website address: http://www.lvalert.com
Brief Description: The Community Emergency Response Team Program, taught in Six 4 hour sessions, assists individuals in preparing for disasters, large and small, and in preparing to assist their community in response activities. Courses are scheduled several times throughout the year. Contact via e-mail for additional information.


Name of Program: Virgin Valley CERT
Geographic Area: Clark County, Bunkerville/Mesquite
Point of Contact: Rick Diebold
Title: n/a
Phone Number: 7023832888
E-mail address: rdiebold@lasvegasnevada.gov
Website address: http://www.lvalert.com
Brief Description: Las Vegas Fire and Rescue offers CERT courses throughout the Metro area several times each year.


Name of Program: Laughlin Township CERT
Geographic Area: Clark County, Laughlin
Point of Contact:
Title: n/a
Phone Number: 7027346111
E-mail address: MT02332S@LVMPD.com
Brief Description: We train to assist others when first responders are delayed or overwhelmed.We meet monthly at the Laughlin Town Center.New members are welcome.


Name of Program: City of Mesquite CERT
Geographic Area: Clark County, Mesquite
Point of Contact: Heidi-Karin Albrecht
Title: Emergency Management Coordinator
Phone Number: 7023462690
E-mail address: halbrecht@ci.mesquite.nv.us
Brief Description: The Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) Program provides training to the residents of the City of Mesquite to be self-sufficient when a major disaster hits. In this program, individuals will learn disaster skills that will help them as members of a neighborhood emergency response team. If a disaster overwhelms or delays the community's professional first-responders, CERT members can assist others by applying the basic response and organizational skills that they learned during training. The CERT training includes disaster preparedness, fire safety, basic medical operations, light search and rescue, team organization, and disaster psychology.


Name of Program: Washoe Tribe of Nevada and California Community Emergency Response Team
Geographic Area: Douglas County, Gardnerville
Point of Contact: Trbal Planning Department
Title: n/a
Phone Number: 7752654191
E-mail address: na@citizencorps.gov
Brief Description: 1)To provide emergency response training to two members of each of the four Washoe communities. 2)To provide basic emergency response equipment to the CERT team members in each Washoe community.


Name of Program: Moapa Valley CERT
Geographic Area: Overton, Logandale, Moapa, Nevada
Point of Contact:
Title: n/a
Phone Number: 7024557311
E-mail address: rjc@co.clark.nv.us


Name of Program: Storey County LEPC CERT program
Geographic Area: Storey County, All areas of Storey County
Point of Contact:
Title: n/a
Phone Number: 7758470954
E-mail address: jcurtis@storeyfire.com
Website address: http://Storeyfire.com
Brief Description: To train and prepare local volunteer organizations and CERT members for local or regional emergencies. Natural and man made disasters are to be addressed.


Name of Program: Carson City CERT
Geographic Area: Washoe County, Carson City
Point of Contact:
Title: n/a
Phone Number: 7758872220
E-mail address: ttarulli@ci.carson-city.nv.us
Brief Description: Provide CERT training to geographical areas of the city that correspond to the designated neighborhoods. Through this training develop a core group of CERT members that can respond throughout the city and our neighbors.The program will aid our citizens in preparing for wildland fires,earthquakes,floods and any other type disaster.


Name of Program: Washoe CERT
Geographic Area: Washoe County, Reno, Sparks, Washoe County
Point of Contact:
Title: n/a
Phone Number: 7753282866
E-mail address: kpaschall@mail.co.washoe.nv.us
Website address: http://www.washoesheriff.com
Brief Description: Our program is open to anyone over 18 who lives or works in Washoe County. We currently have 159 trained volunteers. Each is equipped with a backpack filled with response equipment, including a CERT vest, hardhat, cap and identification badge. Our Volunteers Participate in: EMERGENCY CALLOUTS EVACUATIONS AIRPORT SECURITY RAILWAY SECURITY DISASTER PREPAREDNESS TRAINING WILDLAND FIRE SAFETY EDUCATION SPECIAL EVENTS SUPPORT EMERGENCY EXERCISES AND DRILLS EMERGENCY PUBLIC CALL TAKERS REGIONAL EMERGENCY OPERATIONS SUPPORT STAFF ADMINISTRATIVE WORK PROMOTING COMMUNITY AWARENESS
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Re: List of Nevada CERT's

Postby itsadisaster » Mon Oct 18, 2010 2:41 pm

As fyi … Community Emergency Response Teams (CERTs) are 1 of 5 programs under Citizen Corps. CERT members actually get trained in basic disaster response skills, such as fire safety, light search and rescue, and disaster medical operations and is usually delivered in 2-1/2 hour sessions, one evening a week over a 7 week period. Some communities offer courses no charge while others charge a small fee. And several communities even have Teen CERTs.

Some other programs under Citizen Corps include Fire Corps, Medical Reserve Corps (MRCs), USAWatch (a.k.a. National Neighborhood Watch) and Volunteers in Police Service (VIPS). These programs all rely on volunteers from local communities.

Some Affiliates and Organizations that work closely with Citizen Corps include American Radio Relay League (ARRL), The American Legion, Civil Air Patrol, Girl Scouts, Jaycees, National Voluntary Organizations Active in Disaster (NVOAD) and many others.

If you don’t see a CERT posted above in your area (or if you can’t reach a CERT contact above since they do change hands sometimes), visit http://www.citizencorps.gov and search your zip code to see if there is a program near you.

And finally … check out a thread discussing Citizen Corps + various disaster/prep volunteer groups + learn about online CERT courses at viewtopic.php?f=106&t=4030
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Re: List of Nevada CERT's

Postby cauhape » Sun Jan 14, 2018 8:25 pm

My wife and I both took CERT training. I highly recommend it. When we took the training, we were told
that the primary goal was to get the knowledge out in the public, and secondarily build CERT teams
of those people who had the interest.

For me, the exercise where 'poo poo gets real' is where we had to practice triage. :/

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