Free CERT Class Granada Hills

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7 consecutive Mondays
starting Monday Jan. 4, 2016
6:30 pm—9:00 pm

Pre-registration requested
Eventbrite sign up at
Well, it’s like paying for car insurance.
You might never need it, in fact you hope you won’t.
But if the occasion arises, having the CERT training,
just like having car insurance, means you’re as ready as you can be
to help yourself, your family and your neighborhood in an emergency situation.
You will receive 17-1/2 hours of initial training by LAFD personnel.
It is provided free of charge within the city of Los Angeles to anyone 18 or over.
If you miss a session, you can make it up at another CERT class.
CERT members are trained in basic disaster response skills such as fire safety,
light search and rescue, team organization and disaster medical operations.
You will learn how to prepare for emergencies, what supplies you should have NOW in your house,
how much food and water, but most importantly,
how to protect your family (and your neighbors) in an emergency!
It is important to realize that when a major disaster occurs,
the fire department, para- medics, police…WILL NOT COME!

They will be deployed FIRST to major incidents such as collapsed buildings.
That is why you constantly hear that you MUST be prepared
to take care of yourself. In the CERT course they say…
“The Greatest Good for the Greatest Number of People”
When you are trained, you are far more equipped to deal with your circumstances without needing aid from outside sources.
Take CERT training for: Yourself
Your family
Your friends
Your workplace Your neighborhood
CERT classes are FREE
You can view the CERT syllabus online:….
Free Emergency
Preparedness Booklet
Download the Emergency Preparedness Booklet
by the Los Angeles Fire Department at

This is well worth your time and has critical information for you and your family’s survival in an emergency.
Class size is limited. To register, send an email to with your name and contact information.
You will receive an e-mail reply within 48 hours, or sign up via Eventbright at
If a major earthquake or disaster hits, do you
 have enough supplies for a mini- mum of 72 hours up to an entire month for all family members, in- cluding pets?

 know how to turn off the gas?
 know how to safely turn off the
 know how to apply first aid?
 have enough water for all of your
family and your pets?
 have provisions for living outside
your home for a length of time if the structure is compromised?
This CERT class is jointly sponsored by Granada Hills North Neighborhood Council (
and the Patriot Oil Community Benefit Trust Fund (administered by the North Valley Coalition,
We invite you to browse the website,
where you will find valuable and instructive information,
including other CERT classes offered throughout Los Angeles.

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