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Brunswick County Volunteer Center CERT

Brunswick County Emergency Management
Date last updated: Jun 7, 2017

General Information

Month and year the CERT Program was started: January 2011

Geographic Area: BRUNSWICK (County)

Point of Contact:
Jayne Mathews
Volunteer Director
Brunswick County Emergency Management
3325 Old Ocean Highway
Bolivia, NC 28422

(910) 253-2574
jmathews@brunswickes.com

Training

On average, this CERT Program conducts the CERT Basic Training Course 2 times 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: 55

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

  • Teens / Youth

  • Colleges / Universities

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:

  • Basic first aid

  • Additional Incident Command System (ICS)

Exercises

A total of 10 CERTs have participated in 2 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:

  • Not Applicable

Activities During Emergencies

Activities conducted by CERTs during past emergencies:

  • Not Applicable

Non-Emergency Functions

Non-emergency functions performed by CERT members:

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

  • Fire safety

Additional CERT Program Information