CERT is a proud partner of Citizen Corps and the effort to have everyone in America prepare, train, and volunteer.
Month and year the CERT Program was started:
Point of Contact:
Cobb Emergency Management Agency
140 North Marietta Parkway
CERT Web Site:
On average, this CERT Program conducts the CERT
Basic Training Course
times a year.
Number of CERT classes that have graduated
since the program started: 84
Number of individuals who have completed CERT
Basic Training Course since the program started:
A total of 30 CERTs have participated in 1 WMD/terrorism exercise for emergency personnel.
A total of 150 CERTs have participated in 1 natural disaster exercise for emergency personnel.
A total of 50 CERTs have participated in 7 medical emergency/strategic national stockpile exercises for emergency personnel.
A total of 450 CERTs have participated in 10 CERT-specific exercises.
Number of times the CERTs have responded in actual
The Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) Program educates people about disaster preparedness for hazards that may impact their areas and trains them in basic disaster response skills such as fire safety, light search and rescue, team organization, and disaster medical operations. Using training learned in the classroom and during exercises, CERT members can assist others in their neighborhoods or workplaces following events when professional responders are not immediately available to help.