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Berkeley Emergency Preparedness Month and 2015 Citywide Exercise

This October, get ready for the next emergency!  There are simple steps you can take to make yourself, your family, and our Berkeley community safer.  Take the pledge and promise to take action in October!  You'll receive reminders and guides so you'll know exactly what to do.  Includes easy and affordable actions you can take in 10 minutes, for $10 or less.2013 CERT Citywide Exercise Logo Get Started Now.

The 2015 CERT Citywide Emergency Exercise takes place on October 17th, 2015. On this day, neighborhood groups, schools, businesses and organizations gather together and practice disaster skills.  It's a great way to participate in Preparedness Month.  Sign up and be a part of it!

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Activity Guides

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The Berkeley Emergency Preparedness Month Activity Guides spell out easy and affordable activities you can do to be safer and more comfortable during and after a major disaster.  Choose from activities specially geared to your needs:

  • Families with Kids
  • Households with Pets
  • Renters
  • Homeowners
  • Neighborhood Groups
  • Businesses

Neighborhood group leaders will find objectives, sample scenarios, tips and directions on how to design an exercise and customize it for your neighborhood.

Exercise Tips & Resources

Additional tips and resources below may help neighborhood groups prepare for the Citywide Exercise and continue to prepare for real life disaster. Check back regularly as additional tips and resources will be added to this section as the exercise date approaches.

2014 After Action Report

2013 After Action Report

2012 Exercise After Action Report  

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