Training and education to keep you and
your family safe, warm, and fed in the event of a disaster



Help Your Children Prepare With Games and Activities

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Ready Pets

Your Pets Count on You to Prepare for an Emergency

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CERT Graduates

Train. Drill. Repeat. Ways to Stay Involved

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Why Prepare? Life can change in an instant.


  • We live in an area at risk for earthquakes, wildfire, floods, and more
  • You may be given 10 minutes notice to evacuate your home
  • First responders may not be able to help your community for days
  • Knowing your neighbors and organizing a group may save your life
  • Have a family evacuation plan and designated meeting places
  • Know when and how to turn off your gas and water


Latest News

  • 4.0 Earthquake a Reminder to Prepare

4.0 Earthquake a Reminder to Prepare

  • Posted on August 17 2015

The city of Piedmont in the Easy Bay was jolted by a 4.0 earthquake this morning. While there was no damage, this is a […]

  • Community Training in San Geronimo Valley

Community Training in San Geronimo Valley

  • Posted on August 11 2015

On Saturday morning, August 8, volunteers from the Valley Emergency Readiness Group (VERG), delivered a community training to neighbors from the San Geronimo Valley.

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  • San Rafael CERTs Learn About PG&E Safety

San Rafael CERTs Learn About PG&E Safety

  • Posted on July 23 2015

A treasure trove of important information expands the learning of CERTs in San Rafael

Jim Wickham, Senior Public Safety Specialist for PG&E presented spoke to […]

FEMA logoThis project is supported by US Department of Homeland Security (DHS) FY2011 Homeland Security Grant #97-067 awarded by the State of California Office of Homeland Security (Cal OES). The opinions, findings, and conclusions or recommendations expressed in this publication are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the views of DHS.
“At first we didn’t know each other; at the end we were a united CERT team.”
Carol, Mill Valley
“If a disaster happened in West Marin, this training will be key to how I will respond. ”
Bob, Nicasio
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