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If we can predict that emergency services will not meet immediate needs following a major disaster, especially if there is no warning as in an earthquake, and people will spontaneously volunteer, what can government do to prepare citizens for this eventuality? 

First, present citizens the facts about what to expect following a major disaster in terms of immediate services. Second, give the message about their responsibility for mitigation and preparedness. Third, train them in needed life saving skills with emphasis on decision making skills, rescuer safety, and doing the greatest good for the greatest number. Fourth,organize teams so that they are an extension of first responder services offering immediate help to victims until professional services arrive.
Please email any questions or comments to Cliff Weaver, the CERT Page  Editor cweaver@vanderburghsheriff.com

or Bob Weldon CERT Instructor


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