Community Training & Outreach

May 20 – Sudden Valley Safety Fair – 10 A.M. – 2 P.M. at the Dance Barn. Will need volunteers to staff the table

October 15th -19th - Mt Baker Eruption Exercise

TBD – Satellite VMC training and establishment


Independent Online Training


Bi-Annual Disaster Preparedness Forum

2016 - "Orientation on Disasters" - Watch on YouTube

               2018 - "Living in the Shadow of an Active Volcano" - Watch on YouTube


Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) Training  - Whatcom County

In the basic training course we deliver 24 hours of instruction (usually one 3-hour class per week for 8 weeks) that are a combination of classroom work and hands-on exercises. The course concludes with a simulated disaster in which the students demonstrate their skills with live victims. The topics covered in the eight sessions include:

Session 1: Disaster Preparedness, Hazard Mitigation, Local Vulnerabilities
Session 2: Fire Safety, Fire Suppression, Utility Controls
Session 3: Disaster Medical Operations, Part 1 (Triage, Life Saving Interventions)
Session 4: Light Search & Rescue Operations
Session 5: Disaster Medical Operations, Part 2 (Public Health & Hygiene, Head to Toe Assessment, Basic Treatments)
Session 6: Disaster Psychology & CERT Organization
Session 7: Table Top Exercise & Final Exam
Session 8: Final Exercise (Simulated Disaster Response)

 Click Here to register for enrollment.

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