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Fairfield Harbour CERT

Craven County Emergency Services
Date last updated: Sep 23, 2015

General Information

Month and year the CERT Program was started: January 2006

Geographic Area: NEW BERN (Local) (28560)

Point of Contact:
Marcia Richmond
Director, Fairfield Harbour CERT
Fairfield Harbour CERT
910 Crooked Creek Drive
New Bern, NC 28560

(252) 633-5570
marciar1749@suddenlink.net

CERT Web Site: http://www.fhcert.org

Training

On average, this CERT Program conducts the CERT Basic Training Course 1 time a year.

Number of CERT classes that have graduated since the program started: 5

Number of individuals who have completed CERT Basic Training Course since the program started: 65

Local CERT Programs offer training to the general public and/or to particular groups in the community. This CERT Program holds classes for the following groups:

  • General public / Open classes

  • Specific neighborhood groups

Language(s) in which the program conducts CERT training:

  • English

Supplemental Training

Does this program offer or require supplemental training in addition to the CERT Basic Training Course? Yes

Supplemental training conducted, recommended, and/or required for CERT members:

  • IS-100.a Introduction to Incident Command System (ICS)

  • IS-200.a ICS for Single Resources

  • IS-700.a National Incident Management System (NIMS), An Introduction

  • Cardio-Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)

  • Basic first aid

Exercises

A total of 100 CERTs have participated in 4 exercises.

CERT in Action

Emergencies

Number of times the CERTs have responded in actual emergencies:0

Types of emergencies/disasters to which the CERTs have responded:

  • Hurricane / Coastal storm

  • Missing person search

Activities During Emergencies

Activities conducted by CERTs during past emergencies:

  • Residential / Neighborhood checks

  • Medical intervention (triage or treatment)

  • Evacuation of individuals with disabilities and others with access and functional needs

  • General evacuation

  • General evacuation

  • Traffic management / Crowd management

  • Initial damage assessment

  • Basic search and rescue

  • Community relations / Distribution of emergency information to public

Non-Emergency Functions

Non-emergency functions performed by CERT members:

  • Conduct and support emergency preparedness efforts and projects, including sharing information with the public about protective actions and encouraging them to practice

  • Support emergency planning, exercises, and drills in the community, including for neighborhoods, schools, and businesses

Additional CERT Program Information