LWR CERT

Current Readiness Condition:

5 (Awareness)

BOD/President Readiness Conditions

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StageActions to Take
Training
  • Schedule/Approve Continuing Education Courses

  • Schedule/Approve Community Disaster Preparation Training

  • Update contact information with Manatee County Emergency Management and Emergency Operations Center

  • Update recall information for LWR CERT Board of Directors and Executive Committee
    Awareness
    • Schedule/Approve Continuing Education Courses

    • Schedule/Approve Community Disaster Preparation Training

    • Watch for conditions that would call for LWR CERT to activate

    • Update recall information for CERT Board of Directors and Executive Committee

    • Update POC contact information with Manatee County Department of Emergency Management and Manatee County Emergency Operations Center

    • Initiates LWR CERT Activation process/li>

    Preparation
    <72 hours prior to impact
    • Ensure safety of yourself and family

    • Send out the 72-hour “Prepare” notice to all LWR CERT members

    • Update LWR CERT website

    • Update LWR CERT Facebook page

    • You should make "Stay/Evacuate" decision

      • Notify Muster Manager of your Stay/Evacuate decision
    Standby
    (48 hours prior to impact)
    • By this time, you should have communicated Stay/Evacuate decision to LWR CERT

    • Send out 48-hour "Standby" notice to all LWR CERT members

    If evacuating,
    • You should have evacuated by this time

    • Take your CERT Backpack with you in case of emergency

    • Keep LWR CERT informed of your evacuation location

    If Remaining in place
    • LWR CERT will provide periodic updates on weather and conditions
    Alert
    36 hours prior to impact
    • Approve Readiness Condition change to “Alert”

    • Send 36 hour “Alert” message

    • Create the “On call BOD Duty Roster” and forward it to Radio Central

    • Update LWR CERT Web Site

    • Update LWR CERT Facebook page
      Deployment
      • Approve Readiness Condition change to “Activation”

      • Ensure personal safety and safety of family

      • Update LWR CERT Web Site

      • Update LWR CERT Facebook page

      When conditions are safe,
      • Deploy with your personal equipment to designated assembly point

      • On-Call Board member should coordinate efforts with Radio Central

      Upon deployment deactivation,
      • Conduct post-deployment "Lessons Learned"

      • Coordinate with Logistics Manager and Finance Manager for replacement/reimbursement of materials used during incident

      • Schedule post-deployment brief for all CERT members


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