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CERT and Emergency Preparedness
FEMA's CERT Website including CERT Training Materials - Go here to learn more about the CERT program, take an online course and download any of the CERT Basic Training Course materials. Student Manuals, Instructor Guides, PowerPoint presentations are all here.
Ready.gov - Ready is a National public service campaign designed to educate and empower the American people to prepare for, respond to and mitigate emergencies, including natural and man-made disasters.
Local Emergency Services Coordination
Most jurisdictions have an Office of Emergency Services or someone in charge of coordinating emergency services.
Emergency Operations Plans
The emergency operations plan (EOP) outlines how a jurisdiction responds to emergencies. The EOP sets guidelines to manage a disaster in an effective, efficient, and timely manner.