The contributing authors and agencies listed are not responsible, as a matter of product liability, negligence or otherwise, for any injury resulting from any material contained herein. This publication contains information related to general principles of community emergency response teams, which should not be construed as specific instructions for individual persons or patients.
This Website is not a replacement for CERT training classes. It should be viewed as a supplement for skill redundancy of Peninsula team members who have taken and completed the necessary Long Beach Fire Department CERT classes. The information in this websitepresents the different structures, organization and procedures followed in performing Peninsula CERT tasks. It should not be used as an emergency document for knowledge and skills.
Dedication: This website is dedicated to the Peninsula Beach Preservation Group, (ABBPG), and the CERT Team members of the Peninsula. The PBPG has provided support and expenses for a handbook that presents applications of our Peninsula CERT response. They are the parent organization for our Peninsula CERT Team.
The Long Beach Fire Department (LBFD), has been a tremendous help in providing us the knowledge needed to deal with disaster.
One definition of luck is "When Preparation Meets Opportunity". We are prepared for the unexpected opportunities, but hope they never occur.
Peter Hogenson, Chairman of Peninsula CERT,
Phil Osterlind, President of Peninsula Beach Preservation Group (PBPG).