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40 Oxnard Residents Graduate from CERT Academy

40 Oxnard Residents Graduate from CERT Academy

OXNARD, Calif. – On Saturday, November 17th, forty local citizens participated in the emergency response to a magnitude 6.5 earthquake that struck Oxnard causing fires, gas leaks, and injured many victims trapped in damaged buildings. Even though this was only a drill it felt all too real to the members of Oxnard CERT Class 18-2. […]

Open Enrollment For The Simi Valley Community Emergency Response Training “CERT” Academy Is Going On Right Now

Open Enrollment For The Simi Valley Community Emergency Response Training “CERT” Academy Is Going On Right Now

In keeping with the theme of National Preparedness during the month of September, there isn’t a better way to step up and take action in support of your own preparedness! Participation in training, such as the Community Emergency Response Training (CERT) Academy is a great way for you to learn how to become better prepared […]

Simi Valley: 2017 National Preparedness Month – Week 2 Theme: Plan to Help Your Neighbor and Community

Simi Valley: 2017 National Preparedness Month – Week 2 Theme: Plan to Help Your Neighbor and Community

Across-the-board preparedness requires the whole community to participate. FEMA, along with emergency management agencies, and every level of government, places tremendous importance on the local “Neighbors Helping Neighbors” approach. Neighbors Helping Neighbors encourages community members to get involved in their community and to take simple steps to become more prepared.  Forty-six percent of individuals in […]