Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) Public Safety
This data set shows the location of Community Emergency Response Teams (CERT) in New York City. NYC CERT members undergo an intensive 10-week training program that raises awareness about emergencies and disasters and provides basic response skills needed for fire safety, light search and rescue, disaster medical operations, and traffic control. After graduating, teams support their local communities by assisting with emergency education and response. CERT teams are based loosely on Community Districts (CDs).