The Corner Forum
Saturday, June 21, 2003
Issue #35

Disaster Volunteer Training Offered

By Joy A. Arnold, Mayor's Office of Community Affairs

From Yesterday's "Mayor's Weekly E-Blast"

The D.C. Commission on National and Community Service, through George Washington University, will be providing free, 20-hour Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) certification courses to 620 D.C. residents.

The course's modules include Disaster Preparedness, Disaster Fire Suppression and Basic Disaster Medical Operations.

The CERT disaster volunteer training will begin in July 2003. To sign up, visit http://www.cncs.dc.gov or call 727-7925.§