CERT Goals & Objectives

  • Offer quarterly First Aid for Disaster Response (FADR) classes for San Rafael CERTS in coordination with the Marin Medical Reserve Corps
  • Hold quarterly meetings open to all San Rafael CERTs that refresh and build skills providing for networking opportunities and active engagement.
  • Develop, train and implement a neighborhood communication system that uses non-digital systems to inform residents and City EOC staff during emergencies and power outages.
  • Participate in four large outreach events to recruit new CERTs and increase overall community preparedness.
    • Staff a preparedness booth at the Marin County fair.
  • Support two Basic CERT offerings in San Rafael and work to connect new CERTs with ongoing engagement and training opportunities
  • Develop and host disaster drills that engage CERT and non-CERT members and can easily be repeated in different San Rafael neighborhoods
  • Promote and improve in-person social network sand connectivity among neighbors through events, outreach, and neighborhood response groups
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