Are you prepared for the next big earthquake?
Are you prepared for the next big earthquake? Alameda Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) Program is offering classes free to Alameda residents and employees of Alameda businesses to teach how you can prepare for the next big one. Classes start on April 10 at 6 pm to 8:30 pm at the Fire Department Training Classroom at 431 Stardust Place, Alameda Point.
The program is designed to teach class members the skills that will help them provide emergency assistance to their families, neighbors and friends. There are six class sessions covering:
- Personal preparedness and Hazard Mitigation
- Disaster medical 1
- Disaster medical 2
- Fire suppression and hazardous materials awareness
- Hazardous material mitigation and terrorism response
- Disaster search techniques and completion exercise
To register call the Disaster Preparedness Office at 510-337-2129.
If you can’t attend this class there are still two session left this year. The training schedule can be found at the CERT website.
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