Welcome to the Volunteer E-Newsletter; your monthly update on activities for the CERT, RACES and Fire Corps programs.
June 8: CERT and RACES Meeting from 6:30 to 8:30 pm at the Office of Disaster Preparedness. Guest Speaker, Deputy Fire Marshall Robert Nolan, will review the new Fire Department Ready-Set-Go program.
June 8: Gubernatorial Primary Ballot
Collection from 8:00 pm to 12:00 am. Volunteers are needed to
assist with radio communications and traffic direction. Call (714)
765-6955 or email firstname.lastname@example.org to volunteer.
June 12: Downtown 5K Run from 7:00 am
to Noon. Tentative public information booth and radio communication
support for the run organizers. Email email@example.com for additional
June 19: CERT Search and Rescue Drill (Team
Captain Training) from 9:00 am to Noon. We will meet at Toyon
Park to practice search and rescue organization and distribute fliers
and information regarding the RACES Field day and Volunteer Expo.
June 26 & 27: RACES Field Day and Volunteer Expo from 8:00 am Saturday to Noon Sunday at Toyon Park. Join us for RACES
Field Day radio communications and learn about the city's Citizen Corps
volunteer programs. Disaster preparedness kits will be available for
sale while supplies last. Volunteer Expo hours Saturday from 10:00 am to
4:00 pm. For information call (714) 765-6955 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
July 6: RACES Meeting from 6:15 to 8:15 pm at the Office of Disaster Preparedness.
July 13: CERT Meeting from 6:30 to 8:30 pm at the Office of Disaster Preparedness.
July 23-31: CERT Training Class. Class meets Fridays from 5:00 pm to 9:30 pm and Saturdays from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm. Online Registration. Class Flier. Please call to volunteer with the class (714) 765-6955 or email email@example.com.
| Anaheim Community Emergency Response Team Training
The CERT training is a 20-hour course approved by the Federal Emergency Management Agency, and provides critical skills in emergency preparedness and response. As a member of a CERT team, you can respond to disasters and participate in drills and exercises.
Friday, July 23 - Saturday, July 31
Fridays from 5:30 - 9:30 pm
Saturdays from 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Office of Disaster Preparedness
Register: July CERT Registration Form
Call: (714) 765-6955
There's an App for that||
| iPhone Apps for Radio and Disaster Preparedness|
Interested in taking your knowledge of disaster preparedness or amateur radio operations to the next level? Check out these iPhone applications:
- CERT FOG. CERT Field Operations Guide on your phone
- QRZ Ham Call Sign Look Up
- ARRL Technician. Study to become a licensed radio operator.
- iAPRS. Using APRS packets, find and map friends through radio and your iPhone.
- Disaster Readiness 2011. Have checklists and disaster specific tips at your fingertips.
- Quake Watch. Seismic activity alerts.
- USGS Shake Maps. View shake maps produced by the USGS.
|Promise to Prepare||
|Promise to Prepare and Prepare 2010|
Join ReadyOC by making your
"Promise to Prepare" today! Promise to get an emergency kit, make an emergency
plan, volunteer or get emergency training. Sign up and be entered to win prizes.
Anaheim's Prepare 2010 Campaign also starts this month, culminating with September National Preparedness Month. Take time to Pledge your Preparedness!