Current Readiness Condition:

5 (Awareness)


Lakewood Ranch Community Emergency Response Team

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

Coronavirus Updates

Read the latest news and updates about COVID-19 from the CDC and Health Department including current statistics on cases and testing results. Stay informed and be better prepared


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 Education Event

Upcoming Events

Check out our free public educational sessions open to all Lakewood Ranch residents. Topics include hurricane preparedness and pet emergencies

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

Learn More

Learn More

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

October 2019 Graduation Photo

Our Newest Members

Congratulations and welcome to our newest members, who graduated in October 2019 from the FEMA Basic Skills Course.  These new members are now part of the LWR CERT team.

LWR CERT: Neighbors Helping Neighbors since 2006