In extreme weather events or disaster situations, CERT members may play a role in disaster relief in Big Sur. If incidents are relatively minor then official and professional channels should be able to respond to incidents in a timely manner. However, if incidents should occur that overwhelm or delay official and professional responders, the CERT team may be called upon by Big Sur Fire to aid in response until professionals arrive.
CERT members may be called upon to:
CERT members are encouraged to:
When training is complete, CERT members in the Big Sur Community will have completed an extensive online course, attended two live 7 hour training sessions, and participate in a 4 hour disaster simulation.
Topics covered in the online and live training include:
CERT members receive a certificate of completion, a CERT ID, and a backpack with equipment basic that should be supplemented by each individual.
CERT training sessions are held at various times throughout the year at various locations.
On-line CERT Training:
30 second video.
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