FEMA Citizen Corps - Community Emergency Response Team (CERT)

Attend a Basic CERT Training to learn about basic disaster response skills, to include fire safety, light search and rescue, team organization, and disaster medical operations.

Next Training:

Baton Rouge CERT Training, Part 1 Register

Saturday, 9/7/2019, 9AM – 4PM

Capital Park Museum, Multipurpose Room

660 N 4th St., Baton Rouge, LA 70802


Baton Rouge CERT Training, Part 2 Register

Saturday, 9/28/19, 9AM- 4PM

First Christian Church -Youth Building

8484 Old Hammond Hwy

Baton Rouge, LA 70809

For more information, please see the agenda.


For Volunteer Organizations

The Governor's Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness (GOHSEP) has drafted a Volunteer Toolbox resource for non-profits utilizing volunteers in times of disaster.  

Volunteer Hours Tracking: Please see the links below to download the GOHSEP Volunteer Hours Tracking forms

Volunteer Forms - Daily

Volunteer Forms - Weekly

Volunteer Forms - Equipment

Volunteer Forms - Materials


Additional Resources

Louisiana Emergency Website

Governor’s Office of Homeland Security & Emergency Preparedness

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National Hurricane Center