Welcome

Come help Cary CERT as we strive to make a difference in the community. Let's have some fun, too!



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No Cost Basic Training


CERT Basic Training involves an instructor-led course consisting of 20 hours of instruction on topics such as Personal and Family Preparedness, Earthquake Preparation, Team Organization, Medical Operations and Triage, Damage Assessment, Fire Suppression, Utility Control, and Light Search and Rescue.


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Calendar of Events



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Monthly Training Meetings


Meetings will be a different topic each month and will have guest speakers and hands-on exercises most times.


DO THE GREATEST GOOD FOR THE GREATEST AMOUNT OF PEOPLE

What We Do

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Educate Citizens About


  • Disaster preparedness
  • Basic disaster response skills
  • Fire safety
  • Light search and rescue
  • Team organization
  • Disaster medical operations

Support Local Emergency Management


  • Actively support the Cary Fire Department in its education, outreach efforts, and when called upon during incidents.
  • Be a resource for local and state emergency management agencies in response to incidents outside of Cary.
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Support Local Certs


  • Grow membership in Cary CERT Association.
  • Foster an atmosphere of fellowship and teamwork in support of emergency preparedness.
  • Serve as a catalyst in promoting development and growth of other CERT groups within Cary and statewide.