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In a disaster, local officials and relief workers cannot reach everyone immediately. Help may not arrive for hours or days.
The Federal Emergency Management Agency, using the model created by the Los Angeles City Fire Department, began promoting nationwide use of the Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) concept in 1994. Since then, CERT’s have been established in hundreds of communities.
For many of us, now that the spring season is well underway, our thoughts are turning to the lengthy to-do lists we’ve made of spring cleaning and repair projects we have yet to tackle.