LWR CERT

Current Readiness Condition:

5 (Awareness)

Readiness Condition 3 (Standby)

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BOD/President
  • 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
Muster Manager
  • Compile "On Call" roster of all LWR CERT volunteers who have elected to shelter in place

  • Provide roster to Activation Manager
Activation Manager
  • From Muster Manager roster, Develop Activation Plan consisting of available LWR CERT members. Plan will include:

    • Incident status

    • Team Composition

    • Area(s) of Responsibility

    • Walkie-Talkie Channels and Privacy Codes

    • Designated Assembly Point

  • Promulgate Activation Plan to Board of Directors, Group Leaders, and Team Captains
Hub Radios
  • By this time, you should have communicated Stay/Evacuate decision to LWR CERT

If evacuating,
  • You should have evacuated by this time

  • Take your CERT Backpack with you in case of emergency

  • Keep LWR CERT advised of your evacuation location

If Remaining in place
  • Charge the Hub radio and ensure there are spare batteries

  • Ensure at least one other team member knows the location of the Hub radio
Team Captain
  • By this time, you should have communicated "Stay/Evacuate" decision to LWR CERT

If evacuating,
  • You should have evacuated by this time

  • Take your CERT Backpack with you in case of emergency

  • Keep LWR CERT advised of your evacuation location

If Remaining in place
  • Ensure at least one other team member knows the location of the Hub radio

  • Charge Hub radios and ensure spare batteries are available
Group Leader
  • Communicate "Stay/Evacuate" decision to LWR CERT

If you elect to evacuate,

  • Take your CERT Backpack with you in case of emergency

  • Keep LWR CERT advised of your evacuation location

If you elect to stay

  • Obtain updated Team Composition Plan from Deployment Manager

  • Update team members on:

    • Incident status

    • Team Composition

    • Radio codes

    • Area of Responsibility

    • Designated Assembly Point
Team MembersIf you elected to evacuate,

  • You should have evacuated by now

  • Take your CERT Backpack with you in case of emergency

  • Keep LWR CERT advised of your evacuation location

If you elect to stay

  • Prepare family and home for storm and prepare for CERT deployment

  • Deployment Manager will advise you of your team assignment

  • Charge or replace batteries on all battery-operated equipment (flashlights, walkie-talkies, etcv.)

  • Monitor communications (telephone, email, text, etc.) for LWR CERT status updates
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