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Campus Emergency Preparedness by Maureen Connolly

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Chapter 8

Creating a Campus-Based Community Emergency Response Team

Creating a campus CERT (C-CERT) provides guidance for a campus interested in developing an on-campus community emergency response team.

While college public safety departments are efficient entities in ordinary times, recent events at campuses across the country have shown that there have been situations where their capabilities have been stretched. Additionally, in the early stages of a widespread disaster, it is extremely probable that not only the campus but also the larger community in which it resides will be on its own and will need to call upon the assistance of its citizens. Communities need to be trained in order to provide an effective supplementary response team to ...

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