Creating a community that can rebuild itself after an emergency takes trained volunteers and an informed public.

Here is how you can get involved:

  • Learn about emergency plans for your neighborhood
  • Participate in community preparedness exercises and drills
  • Volunteer with CERT to get trained in basic disaster response skills
  • Create your personal disaster response plan and kit
  • Create and safely store your vital records

Notable initiatives sponsored by the EIC include:

The emergency response guide called “Boots On Ground” which serves to coordinate participating clubs and a command structure during response to a disaster.

The “On Your Own” emergency preparedness guide found at

The “Grab Go” guide to products and materials every residence should have available to take with them should they have to evacuate during an emergency.

A free “Vital Document Scanning” event providing a free thumb drive and scanning service to copy important documents on to it for safe keeping in the event of a disaster.

A Distinguished Speaker Series presenting experts with information on emergency preparedness of interest to all community members.

The Family Radio Service (FRS) check-in practice on Wednesdays at 9:30am.

The Emergency Preparedness Expo where clubs and vendors feature emergency preparedness materials and information.

Activities also include presenting speakers on emergency preparedness topics.