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The Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) program helps train people to be better prepared to respond to emergency situations in their communities. When emergencies happen, CERT members can give critical support to first responders, provide immediate assistance to victims, and organize spontaneous volunteers at a disaster site. CERT members can also help with non-emergency projects that help improve the safety of their communities.

Evacuation Tips

The recent wildfires in Napa, Sonoma, Mendocino, Lake and other counties with their associated fatalities and loss of homes reminds us to be ready to evacuate on extremely short notice. Lamorinda CERT, in conjunction with Fire, EMS and Law Enforcement, has prepared a...

Wildfire notifications

The wildfires in Napa, Sonoma and Mendocino counties remind us of the critical need to receive telephone alerts as early as possible so that we can evacuate before the fire overwhelms us. As more and more people drop their landline telephones and rely solely on cell...

Disaster Food Tasting Results

On Monday evening, August 14, 2017, we again held a tasting of 25 year storage foods. The results were tallied. Here's what our members thought.

New policy for dealing with Unaccompanied Minors post-disaster

Lamorinda CERT has published a new policy for dealing with Unaccompanied Minors and Adults with Access and Functional Needs who are encountered following a disaster. This policy checklist guides the CERT member so that the subject (minor or AFN adult) is best cared...

Overnight Fire Watch

Lamorinda CERT was called out to provide Fire Watch overnight to watch for flare-ups from the fire that burned behind Campolindo High School in Moraga yesterday. CERT teams were called out at 19:00 yesterday to provide 4 hour shifts from 20:00 until 08:00 this morning.

Maps updated

The CERT Graduate maps have been updated with the newest graduates. Unfortunately, we have also lost a few members due to age and health. Please check your neighborhood and let us know if there are any updates that need to be made.

COMMEX – 2017 Communications Exercise

A Lamorinda Communications Exercise will be held Tuesday, March 28th. CERTs and others with Repeater Capable GMRS radios are encouraged to call into their local EOCs between 6:15 and 7:15 p.m. Report with your name and location. Lafayette - Channel 22R - Access Code 4...

Drum pickup this weekend

This weekend, from 4-7 on Friday, February 10th and 9-noon on Saturday, February 11th, we are distributing water drums to those who pre-ordered. We have over 900 drums being picked up. The next sales cycle will open next week and pickup will be on June 9 and 10. Go...