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Wyandotte County Emergency Management

Community Emergency Response Teams (CERT) 

Mike Baughman, CERT Coordinator
701 N. 7th Street, Room B-20
Kansas City, Kansas 66101
Phone: 913-573-6300
Fax: 913-573-6363
Email: mbaughman@wycokck.org

The Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) Program educates people about disaster preparedness for hazards that may impact their area and trains them in basic disaster response skills, such as:  

 

  • Fire safety
  • Light search and rescue
  • Team organization
  • Disaster medical operations
 
CERT Search and Rescue
     Using the training learned in the classroom and during exercises, CERT members can assist others in their neighborhood or workplace following an event when professional responders are not immediately available to help. CERT members also are encouraged to support emergency response agencies by taking a more active role in emergency preparedness projects in their community.

Link to CERT National Newsletters  




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