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Snoqualmie - North Bend

City of Snoqualmie
Date last updated: Nov 25, 2014

General Information

Month and year the CERT Program was started: March 2005

Geographic Area: NORTH BEND (Local) (98045)

Point of Contact:
Mark Correira
Fire Chief / Dir of EM
City of Snoqualmie
37600 SE Snqoualmie Pkwy
Snoqualmie, WA 98065 - 8715

(425) 888-1551
mcorreira@ci.snoqualmie.wa.us

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: 142

Number of individuals who have completed CERT Basic Training Course since the program started: 142

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

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

  • Amateur radio operation

  • Automatic External Defibrillation (AED)

  • Basic first aid

  • Shelter operations/management

Exercises

A total of 100 CERTs have participated in 1 exercise.

CERT in Action

Emergencies

Number of times the CERTs have responded in actual emergencies:5

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

  • Flood

  • Winter storm

Activities During Emergencies

Activities conducted by CERTs during past emergencies:

  • General evacuation

  • General evacuation

  • Debris removal

  • Sandbagging

  • Staffing shelters

  • Other - Business preperation for flooding

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

  • Support for public safety at community events

Additional CERT Program Information