The mission of the Westport
Community Emergency Response Team (CERT),
a division of the
Emergency Management Directorate, is to serve Westport, and provide
way for members to serve their community by supporting the local emergency service agencies
disaster, crisis and emergency response, and by promoting safety education,
In all activities,
the safety of CERT members is the first priority. Westport CERT provided excellent
support at the Westport Emergency Shelters during Storms Irene and Hurricane Sandy. Information
about the upcoming 2014 CERT Basic Training Class will be provided soon.
The CERT BASIC
TRAINING Class on Emergency Preparedness includes topics such as First Aid,
CPR, AED, Disaster Preparedness, Medical Operations, Emergency Shelters, Fire Safety,
Search and Rescue and Disaster Scenarios. Join us and be better prepared to help yourself, your family,
friends and neighbors.
Your Household Emergency Plan”
Are you ready? Would you like to be better prepared when the
next storm, electrical outage, or other
strikes? Westport CERT holds seminars on “Preparing
Your Household Emergency Plan”.
will learn about sheltering in place, preparing to evacuate, planning
for children, those with special
needs, and pets;
stocking up and maintaining supplies, what to do for your home business,
backup, communications with family,
including your extended family, working with your neighbors, and how
to maintain and review your plan on a regular basis.
If you are interested in attending, please register by calling (203) 226-0780 or send an
email to info@WestportCERT.org
Westport CERT is now on Twitter.
will be posting meeting, training and events notices, as well as preparedness informatio that may
be of interest to the community. Follow us @WestportCERT.
** For more information about CERT, call (203) 226-0780 or end an email to