Current Readiness Condition: 3 (Standby)


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


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

Ready on the Ranch 2022

Public Events

Ready on the Ranch 2022 is a series of three public educational events. Topics include Pet Emergency First Aid, Hurricane Prep and Emergency First Aid for the general public

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

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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

Basic Training Graduates June 2022

Our Newest Members

Congratulations to the graduates of the June 2022 Basic Training course.

LWR CERT is pleased to welcome new members to our organization.

LWR CERT: Neighbors Helping Neighbors
 since 2006