Training and education to keep you and
your family safe, warm, and fed in the event of a disaster



Help Your Children Prepare With Games and Activities

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Your Pets Count on You to Prepare for an Emergency

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CERT Graduates

Train. Drill. Repeat. Ways to Stay Involved

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Why Prepare? Life can change in an instant.


  • We live in an area at risk for earthquakes, wildfire, floods, and more
  • You may be given 10 minutes notice to evacuate your home
  • First responders may not be able to help your community for days
  • Knowing your neighbors and organizing a group may save your life
  • Have a family evacuation plan and designated meeting places
  • Know when and how to turn off your gas and water


Latest News

  • San Rafael CERTs Learn About PG&E Safety

San Rafael CERTs Learn About PG&E Safety

  • Posted on July 23 2015

A treasure trove of important information expands the learning of CERTs in San Rafael

Jim Wickham, Senior Public Safety Specialist for PG&E presented spoke to […]

Golden Gate Park Band Honors CERT

  • Posted on June 29 2015

On Sunday, August 2, the Golden Gate Park Band will be honoring the volunteer efforts of NERT and CERT volunteers throughout the Bay Area through music […]

  • The Rock Talks Earthquake Preparedness

The Rock Talks Earthquake Preparedness

  • Posted on June 5 2015

Living in the Bay Area, you’ve probably read that the film, San Andreas, includes exaggerated circumstances and scenarios that don’t reflect the reality of […]

FEMA logoThis project is supported by US Department of Homeland Security (DHS) FY2011 Homeland Security Grant #97-067 awarded by the State of California Office of Homeland Security (Cal OES). The opinions, findings, and conclusions or recommendations expressed in this publication are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the views of DHS.
“At first we didn’t know each other; at the end we were a united CERT team.”
Carol, Mill Valley
“If a disaster happened in West Marin, this training will be key to how I will respond. ”
Bob, Nicasio
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