Areas of concentration covered in the comprehensive 8 week Community Emergency Response Team course:
  • Awareness of medical, environmental and fire related emergencies
  • Basic fire suppression, techniques and hazardous material awareness
  • Basic search and rescue operations
  • Disaster psychology
  • Documentation of important data
  • Establishing the neighborhood command post
  • Medical treatment of the sick and injured
  • Planning and forming a neighborhood response team
  • Post storm operations: assisting police and fire departments
  • Signs of potential building collapse