Here are the slides for our EQHM (Earthquake Hazard Risk Mitigation at Home) presentation that we...Read More
A story of emergency response and basic first aid from our friend Rusty, an early Martinez CERT member who recently moved away. “What a Friday night! We were finishing up after dinner when a frantic ring at our door bell caused me to rush out. A lady from next door was yelling for help!”Read More
Our two-day Critical Incident Stress Management class was great. We learned a set of procedures that can help de-stress the first responders in emergency or disaster situations. As always, the first step is to observe and listen to what’s going on. This is called “developing situational awareness.” We hope to be using these tools and techniques with others in the future.Read More
Join us on Aug 4 at 7pm in the small parking lot at Las Juntas Elementary School for a basic primer on Home Fire Safety. Our District 5 Coordinator Milagros Juan-Ojermark will host Julie Ormerod, from the Contra Costa County Fire Protection District at this event.Read More
Join Martinez Area CERT as we host an outstanding psychologist and educator, Dr. Jon Kayne in a two-day training on Basic Group Crisis Intervention Training. This is a rare opportunity, and attendance is limited!Read More
Nearly everyone has a cell phone. In a disaster emergency your cell phone may play an important role in keeping you informed and connected to your family or loved ones. Here are a few tips to get you prepared and keep you communicating.Read More
When disaster hits will your cell phone be charged and working? Cell towers may be damaged and inoperable. So, what’s the alternative? A handheld radio. Learn about using FRS or GMRS radios for communications during a disaster. It may save your life and your family.Read More
Learn which type of fire extinguisher is right for your household needs in the kitchen or the garage, when to use a fire extinguisher (judging the size of the fire) and how to safely use a fire extinguisher on small fires following the PASS (Point, Aim Squeeze and Sweep) method to stop a fire before it gets to big.Read More
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