10 essentials items for your home emergency kit continued…(Remember items 1 & 2? Water and Food)
Item 3: Cash and important documents which can include copies of your i.d., deeds, insurance papers, medical cards, birth & marriage certificates, etc. Store all in a water proof bag or container.
Here’s are 2 more ways to learn about being prepared:
Free CERT Disaster Survival Training!!
The LA Fire Department is offering a FREE Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) training course in Hermon! This 7-week course will provide you with information to help yourselves, family, and community during times of disaster. All citizens 18+ years old are invited. No experience necessary! Topics include:
Triage & Patient Assessment
Light Search & Rescue
Incident Command System
Wednesdays, Sep 7-Oct 19 2:30-4:30pm
Fresco’s Community Market 5914 Monterey Rd, Los Angeles 90042
This course is recommended for all LA residents 18+ years old.
Pre-registration is required for this course. Please RSVP by emailing info@LAsurvival. org.
For more info about CERT, go to www.cert-la. com
How will you deal with injured Animals after Disaster strikes?
Noah’s Wish, a nationally acclaimed animal welfare organization dedicated to rescuing and sheltering animals in disasters, is offering a brand new one-day Community Animal Response Team (CART) training class in Hermon. In this class responders will learn critical life-saving skills in the following animal-related areas:
• Pet First Aid
• Animal Search & Rescue
• Animal Sheltering
Upon completion, students will receive a Noah’s Wish ID badge and a CART patch (approved as a trial pilot program by Capt. Gerlich). Noah’s Wish instructors will include our very own Cindy Sanchez, a CERT Level III responder and ARC instructor — as well as other animal rescue experts from across the US! PREREQUISITE: CERT Level 1 (LAFD 17.5 hr class or equiv)
Saturday, Oct 1, 2011 7:00am-5:30pm
Hermon Church Fellowship Ctr 5800 Monterey Road, LA 90042
Pre-registration is required.
Registration form at www.LAsurvival. org
For questions, email info@LAsurvival. org or call Wendi Riser at 323-258-4654