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August 16th – Documentation and Radio Communication lecture (Jonathan Zimmerman)

Battalion 10 CERT Community Meeting, Sunday, August 16, 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
NOTE the extended time for this meeting only. CERT community meetings are open to all.

Topic: Emergency communication skills which are useful on any medium–radios, phones, written messages, etc.–Jonathan Zimmerman (K6JGZ), CERT liaison for the City’s Auxiliary Communications Service (ACS),
will present information on how to properly and effectively communicate during a disaster.
In CERT, the mantra is “greatest good for the greatest number of people.”
In disaster communications, it’s “the greatest content with the least number of words.”

This meeting has been extended an extra hour to offer some hands-on experience
for those who are able to stay past the usual end time of 3:00 pm.

If you have two-way radios (GMRS, FRS, ham, other), please bring to the meeting.
You may also wish to bring along the radio’s instruction manual.
Please ensure your radio’s batteries are fresh and/or fully charged.

Advisory: Due to the unusually high heat and humidity in the trailer, please bring extra water.
Until they fix the air conditioning, it is okay to wear light/cool clothes.
However, since it is a working fire station, and for safety reasons, please wear closed-toe shoes.

Please contact Christy Adair, Battalion 10 CERT Coordinator, at BaliBabi@aol.com, if you have any questions.

Location and time
Sunday, August 16
1:00 pm to 4:00 pm
LAFD Station 88
Community Room Trailer
15101 N. Sepulveda Blvd.
Sherman Oaks, CA 91403

Future meeting dates and agendas:

September 27th –  Establishing/Maintaining Field Treatment Area
(field hospital)

October 25th– Skywarn National Service lecture (Joe Sirard)

November 15th – Domestic Terrorism lecture
(former CERT Captain, Stacy Gerlich)

 

Please come to review & practice skills – –
& support your local CERT meetings!

 

Best,

Christy and Linda

 

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General Directions to Fire Station 88:

FS 88 is located on the West side of Sepulveda Blvd.
It is North of Ventura Blvd. and South of Magnolia Blvd.

 

For more information on CERT, please go to www.CERT-LA.com

 

For specific questions about this meeting,
please contact the Coordinator below.
Please do not call the station directly for information.

 

Christy at BaliBabi@aol.com  or Christy & Linda at Lafdcertbatt10@gmail.com

 

CERT Battalion 10 Yelp Page:

http://www.yelp.com/biz/cert-los-angeles-community-emergency-response-team-los-angeles-2

 

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Are you fully prepared for the many disasters
that could happen in the US?  FEMA has a free on-line course
that you can take and after successfully completing the questionnaire,
you can receive a certificate of completion.

 

Go to http://training.fema.gov/EMIWeb/IS/.

Click on “Our Courses” and choose “IS-22 Are you ready?”

Or try this direct link: http://training.fema.gov/EMIWeb/IS/is22.asp

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