FEMA Citizen Corps - Community Emergency Response Team (CERT)

Attend a Basic CERT Training to learn about basic disaster response skills, to include fire safety, light search and rescue, team organization, and disaster medical operations.

Next Training:

Baton Rouge CERT Training, Part 1 Register

Saturday, 9/7/2019, 9AM – 4PM

Capital Park Museum, Multipurpose Room

660 N 4th St., Baton Rouge, LA 70802


Baton Rouge CERT Training, Part 2 Register

Saturday, 9/28/19, 9AM- 4PM

First Christian Church -Youth Building

8484 Old Hammond Hwy

Baton Rouge, LA 70809


For Volunteer Organizations

The Governor's Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness (GOHSEP) has drafted a Volunteer Toolbox resource for non-profits utilizing volunteers in times of disaster.  

Volunteer Hours Tracking: Please see the links below to download the GOHSEP Volunteer Hours Tracking forms

Volunteer Forms - Daily

Volunteer Forms - Weekly

Volunteer Forms - Equipment

Volunteer Forms - Materials


Additional Resources

Louisiana Emergency Website

Governor’s Office of Homeland Security & Emergency Preparedness

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National Hurricane Center