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Moore County CERT

Moore County Emergency Management Coordinator
Date last updated: Mar 3, 2011

General Information

Month and year the CERT Program was started: March 1985

Geographic Area: MOORE (County)

Point of Contact:
Carl Unlaub
Chief Coordinator
Moore County Citizen Corps Council
PO Box64
Dumas, TX 79029 - 0064

(806) 935-2330


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: 10

Number of individuals who have completed CERT Basic Training Course since the program started: 180

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

  • Teens / Youth

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

  • Cardio-Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)

  • Additional damage assessment

  • Basic first aid

  • Mass care

  • Shelter operations/management


A total of 30 CERTs have participated in 2 exercises.

CERT in Action


Number of times the CERTs have responded in actual emergencies:8

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

  • Severe thunderstorm

  • Tornado

  • Winter storm

Activities During Emergencies

Activities conducted by CERTs during past emergencies:

  • Managing / processing supplies or donations

  • Basic search and rescue

  • Staffing shelters

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

  • Support for public safety at community events

  • Terrorism awareness

Additional CERT Program Information