Encinitas CERT

Encinitas CERT … the Encinitas Community Emergency Response Team … is comprised of citizen volunteers who have completed the disaster preparedness academy provided by the Encinitas Fire Department.

Encinitas CERT, Inc.

Encinitas CERT, Inc. is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit public benefit California corporation. We work in partnership with the Encinitas Fire Department to educate Encinitas residents about disaster preparedness and to support the ongoing training and activities of the Encinitas CERT volunteers.

The MISSION of Encinitas CERT, Inc. is to:

1. Provide disaster preparedness training to people who live or work in Encinitas,
2. Recruit and retain Encinitas CERT volunteers, and
3. Support the Encinitas Fire Department when activated.

We Accomplish our MISSION by:

(a) educating Encinitas residents about disaster preparedness for hazards that may impact the community;
(b) recruiting Encinitas residents to become CERT volunteers by enrolling in the disaster preparedness academy provided by the Encinitas Fire Department in order to develop basic disaster response skills such as fire safety, light search and rescue, team organization, and disaster medical operations;
(c) assisting Encinitas CERT volunteers to receive continuing training opportunities in order to refresh and practice disaster response skills;
(d) providing periodic opportunities for Encinitas CERT volunteers to become better acquainted with each other;
(e) participating in deployments when activated by the Encinitas Fire Department.

The Encinitas CERT Slogan is:

“Doing the greatest good for the greatest number of people.”


Membership in Encinitas CERT, Inc. is open to individuals who:
(a) are over the age of 18, and
(b) reside or work in Encinitas, Solana Beach, Del Mar, or Rancho Santa Fe, and
(c) are able and willing to accept and further the mission of Encinitas CERT, Inc.

Our Social Media Accounts:

(a) This website … https://www.enccert.org/ … provides information about the mission and activities of Encinitas CERT, Inc.
(b) A companion PUBLIC Facebook page … https://www.facebook.com/enccert/… “Encinitas CERT” … provides a forum to promote the mission and to showcase the programs of Encinitas CERT, Inc. to our general community.
(c) Registered Encinitas CERT volunteers have a PRIVATE Facebook group forum to share information and insights … Encinitas CERT, Inc.” … https://www.facebook.com/groups/EncinitasCERT/

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