Upper West Side CERT

Category Archives: Training

A Year of Ready New York for Upper West Siders

Upper West Side CERT is right on track in its commitment to produce a readiness event for the local community at least six times a year. Its Ready New York (RNY) presentations and tabling events bring preparedness skills and awareness to diverse populations on the Upper West Side and provide a valuable opportunity to get people thinking about the value of informed self-reliance.


Upper West Side CERT’s team meeting this past Monday was an especially productive one, thanks to the capable instruction of the New York Fire Department’s EMT David Weissman and EMT Mike Koenke, who brought the group up to speed on administering CPR/AED.

Leave No Animal Behind: Preparedness Experts and Volunteers Convene for Sheltering Workshop

Tuesday, July 30, 2013 – Emergency preparedness experts, citizen volunteers, and animal advocates convened this past week for an “Animals in Disaster Workshop for Emergency Managers and Pet Owners”. The half-day workshop was hosted by the Metropolitan College of New York.

Preparedness News : Weekend Roundup 2013-05-05

Sunday, May 5, 2013 – Select stories related to CERT and emergency preparedness, presented weekly, when possible. We welcome your news tip links. Send to info@uwscert.org.