Individual/Community Preparedness

How do we better ensure individual, family, and community preparedness? How can we build public education campaigns to promote personal and community responsibility?
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Individual/Community Preparedness

Encourage CERT teams to have Ham Radio operators

Encourage CERT members to become Amateur Radio ("Ham") Operators.

This will enable CERT teams in neighborhoods to communicate with the local Emergency Operations Center (EOC) and provide local status updates regarding damage assessments, casualties, triage locations, etc.

This would also allow CERT Incident Commanders to request assistance from other CERT teams in non-affected areas.

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