NEIGHBORHOOD PREPARATION


CERT Trailer

What is a CERT Trailer? Why would we need one? You are now at the point of adding your CERT Trailer also known as a Cache to your neighborhood emergency plan. This supply trailer will be critical for your neighborhood in the event of a large-scale emergency that will... read more

Bishops/ Ecclesiastical Leaders

Bishops and Ecclesiastical Leaders have a very large responsibility to prepare their own homes for emergencies and also to encourage residents to do the same.  If residents are prepared to be self reliant, there will be more hands ready to help and available once... read more

Get Ready to Shake Out 2017!!!

  It is almost time for CH City Shake Out Drill. Mark your calendars for April 22, 2017 from 9 am to noon. Pull out your Emergency Ribbons and get ready to use them for the drill. (hopefully you have them stored in a ziplock bag taped inside one of your cabinet... read more

Walkie Talkie Usage and Language Information

Most walkie talkies have the capability of both FRS/GMRS channels available and are great to use in many different situations. The FRS (Family Radio Service) or walkie talkie/2 way radio allows is a lower power output and include channels 8-15 and doesn’t have... read more

Precinct Comms

The Precinct Comms is the communication specialist in the neighborhood, and, is in charge of learning how to use walkie talkies and/or HAM Radio, and teaches the CERT Teams and also Precinct Block Captains how to use them.  There are classes taught online to obtain a... read more

Are You a Precinct Leader in Your Neighborhood?

If you are a new or experienced Precinct Leader, you soon learn that the task of organizing your precinct/neighborhood is one of Team Building that takes time, effort and team work to get organized.  It is all dependent on your leadership, effort and vision.  Just... read more

Precinct/Neighborhood Organizing

Organizing your Precinct/Neighborhood is the next step after your own family preparations are well underway.   Take a look at the diagram to see all the areas and positions needing to be filled, so the development of your plan will be successful. The Precinct Leader... read more

Get Ready for Shake Out

Shake Out is a great time to practice your Neighborhood/Precinct Emergency Plan.  We practice as a city on a Saturday morning, as that is when more of our residents are available to play. It generally takes about 3 hours.  It is great practice and we have learned so... read more

CERT Training

What is CERT? The Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) concept was developed and implemented by the city of Los Angeles Fire Department (LAFD) in 1985.  They recognized that citizens would very likely be on their own during the early stages of a catastrophic... read more

After An Earthquake

Secure Your Family And Check Your Home After the quaking stops, and if you are in bed wearing your night clothes, roll out of bed and pull your 72-second kit (jeans, shirt, sweatshirt, socks, boots or shoes, leather gloves, flashlight or headlamp) out from under the... read more

Emergency Ribbons

Emergency Ribbons would be used if there were a widespread emergency that caused damage to your home and/or family, like an earthquake or other natural disasters, also for practice drills like The Great Utah Shakeout.

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Block Captain

If you have been asked to be a Block Captain by your Emergency Preparation Leader/Precinct Leader, you have joined a great team. You will learn skills that will prepare you to be a great asset in the event of an emergency.

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