November 2011 Blog Posts (8)

Radio Frequencies for Montgomery County, Maryland

For those who live in Montgomery County, the following radio frequency reference may be useful. It's produced by…


Added by David Dejewski on November 23, 2011 at 9:30am — No Comments

Hope for the best prepare for the worst.

The next financial crisis will be hellish, and it’s on its way…


Added by Jeff Rothstein on November 17, 2011 at 8:55am — No Comments

PIMS Database + ID Cards for CERT Members

For all new CERT members, Carol Wisniewski is asking for all members who want an ID card from Montgomary County to send an email to

Carol will be setting up a time to talk with you by phone at a number she will give you. Once she gets your social security number, she will get you started in the system and send you info on how to register.

Turn around times may be slow.

Once you filled your application, you will need finger prints and… Continue

Added by David Dejewski on November 10, 2011 at 8:00pm — No Comments

Montgomery County CERT Assists in Haiti

Check out this very cool video of Montgomery County CERT team's trip to…


Added by David Dejewski on November 2, 2011 at 12:32pm — 1 Comment

FEMA: Helping Kids Cope With Disasters

Children can be particularly vulnerable to the stressful effects of a disaster. They may suffer from anxiety because of disaster losses and the upheaval of family life.

Most children bounce back quickly with social support and the aid of their families, but it is important to be aware of your child's reaction to stress and anxiety and to seek additional help if necessary.

Officials of the Pennsylvania and Federal Emergency Management Agencies (PEMA and FEMA) recommend that…


Added by David Dejewski on November 2, 2011 at 12:15pm — No Comments

FEMA Says: Be Prepared for Future Disasters - Get Ready Now

Officials from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the Massachusetts Emergency Management Agency (MEMA) urge residents throughout the state to focus their attention on the weather, assemble and keep disaster emergency preparedness kits close by and be ready to evacuate at a moment’s notice if notified by local officials to leave their homes.

Put together a disaster kit and store it in a portable container in case of evacuation. The kit should…


Added by David Dejewski on November 1, 2011 at 2:35pm — No Comments

Smart Winter Tips

Some good tips from Montgomery County CERT:

As the winter season approaches, consider the following preparedness tips:    

Add the following supplies to your disaster supplies…


Added by David Dejewski on November 1, 2011 at 9:30am — 1 Comment



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