Encinitas CERT, Inc. - Community Organization
• Encinitas CERT … the Encinitas Community Emergency Response Team … is comprised of citizen volunteers who have completed the
disaster preparedness academy provided by the Encinitas Fire Department.
• Encinitas CERT, Inc. is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit public benefit California corporation. We work in partnership with the Encinitas Fire Department
to educate Encinitas residents about disaster preparedness and to support the ongoing training and activities of the Encinitas CERT
• The MISSION of Encinitas CERT, Inc. is to:
(a) educate Encinitas residents about disaster preparedness for hazards that may impact the community;
(b) recruit Encinitas residents to become CERT volunteers by enrolling in the disaster preparedness academy provided by the Encinitas Fire
Department in order to develop basic disaster response skills such as fire safety, light search and rescue, team organization, and
disaster medical operations;
(c) assist Encinitas CERT volunteers to receive continuing training opportunities in order to refresh and practice disaster response skills;
(d) provide periodic opportunities for Encinitas CERT volunteers to become better acquainted with each other.