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The CERT program offers valuable insight into the first few critical hours following an emergency related event and how individuals can become empowered to better prepare to sustain themselves, their families and their communities.

 When emergencies happen, Lamorinda CERT members can give critical support to first responders, provide immediate assistance to victims, and organize spontaneous volunteers at a disaster site. CERT members can also help with non-emergency projects that help improve the safety of their communities.

New Financial Planning Guide for Disasters

We have added a new Financial Planning Guide for Natural Disasters to our Lists and Links page: https://www.lamorindacert.org/resource/cert-lists/

COVID-19

The State of California released a list of COVID-19 resources to CERT teams on March 25th. Please see this list on our Resources tab.

Stop the Bleed Training – April 16

Stop the Bleed classes are hosted by Lamorinda CERT Foundation, not Lamorinda CERT or MOFD. These classes include American College of Surgeons’ national protocols. Sign up for these classes by clicking on the Eventbrite link for the date on the Stop the Bleed page. An...

Alerts during Power Shutoffs

During disasters, radio and television stations are required to broadcast alerts. In the Bay Area these are: Local Primary Radio Stations KCBS AM 740 KQED FM 88.5 KSJO FM 92.3 KZST FM 100.1 All FM radio stations and all TV stations are required to carry every alert....

Radio Net for PSPS

CERT Radio Net for PG&E PSPS. An informal, informational GMRS radio net will occur hourly during the Public Safety Power Shutoff. To conserve battery power, network will be held on the hour for a few minutes starting at noon on 09 October and lasting for the...

PG&E Presentation about Public Safety Power Shutoff

PG&E presented to the Lafayette City Council on June 24, 2019. The topic was the Public Safety Power Shutoff (PSPS) program where electricity will be shutoff proactively to reduce the chances of power lines starting wildfires. KGO-TV, ABC 7 News covered the...

Orinda Wildfire Evacuation Preparedness Presentation

On May 23, 2019 a presentation was made by Chief Winnacker, MOFD; Chief Nagle, Orinda PD; and Duncan Seibert, Lamorinda CERT https://lamorindacert.org/video/190523_Wildfire_EmPrep_Evac.mp4

Wildfire Evacuation Meeting

On Monday evening, February 11, 2019, Chief Dave Winnacker of the Moraga-Orinda Fire District made a presentation at our Monthly Meeting regarding the Evacuation Exercises recently held in Moraga and Orinda. He also addressed the new technologies that MOFD is...

Search & Rescue Exercise

On a cold, wet Monday evening, we exercised a callout response to find a lost family, mother Betty, 3 year old son, Kyle, and infant Anne. An engine company from MOFD was on hand to observe and give pointers to the responding CERTs. The family was spread out over...

Lamorinda CERT is a program of the Moraga-Orinda Fire District. Our offices are within the Fire District’s Administration Building at: 1280 Moraga Way  Moraga, CA 94556-1115

Lamorinda CERT Foundation is a 501(c)(3) charitable organization incorporated in the State of California. Our EIN is: 46-2982516 and our California Reseller’s Permit number is: SR CH 102-820184. Our office address is: 1280 Moraga Way, Moraga, CA 94556-1115.

Contact Telephone for both is: (925) 255-5143