Be Prepared

Be Prepared

Be Prepared

Current CERT Activation Status – Inactive. When the Costa Mesa CERT is activated, you will receive direct communication for CERT Leadership

Make a Grab and Go back for your home, your office and your car! Grab and Go Bag

CERT Team Members–Have a Search and Rescue Bag Search and Rescue Bag

Families–Have a Communication Plan Family Communication Plan

CERT Course Materials

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Additional Recommended Training

FEMA?s Independent Study Courses

FEMA’s online training courses offer additional information on various topics relating to emergency response and recovery. These courses require computer access with an email account. All the courses are free of charge. Some courses have printable materials others are interactive and require the participant to follow a presentation. Completion of the course requires taking a final exam online. A printable certificate link is sent when a passing grade is received. You can retake the exam to receive a passing grade.

FEMA Independent Study Program

FEMA Incident Command IS100b

FEMA National Incident Management System IS700b

Additional Resources

Resource List

Forms Used During CERT Activation

Assignment Status

Damage Assessment

Equipment Resources


Mutual Aid Application

Personnel Resources