Disaster Volunteer Training
Iberia Parish CERT Community Preparedness Workshop
Join us for a Community Preparedness Workshop on Thursday, June 8 from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. Residents will be able to participate in disaster preparedness training and instruction and will walk away with a game plan for their families. All refreshments, lunch, and training materials will be provided. Registration is required.
This team operates at the direction of the Ascension Parish Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness. Ascension CERT includes members of the Ascension Amateur Radio Club to provide the parish with HAM radio communications support during times of disaster.
This team provides community outreach and training for citizens interested in disaster preparedness and response. They operate point of distribution sites for sandbags, food, etc. They operate shelters during hurricanes and provide communication and logistics support to emergency responders.
This team operates at the direction of East Baton Rouge Mayor's Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness. They are involved in sheltering, evacuation, disaster mitigation and preparation, and assisting youth in disaster preparedness.
This team provides support for the East Feliciana Office of Homeland Security and Preparedness. During times of disaster, they have assisted with mandatory evacuations, light search and rescue, point of distribution sites, parish communications, and large animal sheltering.
This team is part of the Iberia Parish Emergency Response and Operations Support System. This team has experience with opening and operating shelters during disasters. They also assist with parish feeding operations and point of distribution sites.
This team is supported by the Louisiana Commission for the Deaf. They represent statewide members of the Deaf, Deaf/Blind, and Hard of Hearing communities who are organized and trained to provide disaster preparedness education, training, communication and support for their deaf community.
This team was formed in June 2020 in response to Covid-19. More than 4,000 volunteers participate in trainings and activations. NRVC hosts trainings throughout the year for volunteers to enhance their skills in support of emergency operations.
This team operates at the direction of the St. George Fire District. They provide outreach and support to the St. George community. This team also provides support to the SGFD to allow first responders to continue their critical duties in times of disaster.
This team operates at the direction of the ULM Police Department. It is specific to the faculty and staff of the University of Louisiana at Monroe campus. They open and operate shelters during times of evacuation from south Louisiana storms.
This team works under the direction of Union Parish Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness. They assist in times of evacuation and sheltering from south Louisiana storms. They are responsible for managing their parish’s youth preparedness programs.
Teen training teaches you about the potential disasters that could affect your area and how to respond to them safely and responsibly. Through Teen CERT you can serve your community and help take care of your school and home.
This team is here to activate as needed in times of disaster. They operate point of distribution sites, donations management and provide communication support. They launch initiatives to go into affected areas to provide support and distribution of emergency supplies.
This team is active in the City of West Monroe. They help with various events such as Mardi Gras Parades, West Monroe High School Football games, 5K Runs, local festivals, police academy trainings and other community events. They are available to provide support to first responders during times of disaster.