Current Readiness Condition: 5 (Awareness)


Lakewood Ranch Community Emergency Response Team

LWR CERT educates our neighbors about emergency and disaster preparedness,
provides basic emergency response in support of professional responders
and provides safety support to our community

Hurricane & Disaster Prep

Hurricanes can be scary. Preparation is key.
Read the latest information here along with links to some of our favorite local and national hurricane resources

Public Events

Ready on the Ranch 2023 is a series of public educational events. Topics include AEDs and Adult Hands-Only CPR for the general public & Hurricane Prep for LWR Residents.

Join Us


There's a place for everyone in LWR CERT. Learn how you can have a positive impact on your family, your neighborhood and our community by becoming a member today

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LWR CERT coordinates with Manatee County Emergency Management, East Manatee Fire and Rescue, and the Manatee County Sheriff's Office. Meet our Board

Our Newest Members

fire truck graduation
Congratulations to the graduates of the August 2023 Basic Training Course. LWR CERT is pleased to welcome 24 new members to our organization and congratulates the graduating LWR stewardship district and Manatee County residents.

LWR CERT: Neighbors Helping Neighbors
 since 2006