Join a Community Emergency Response Team

Be prepared. Make a difference.

Hillsborough County's Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) program educates volunteers about disaster preparedness and the emergency situations that may impact the county.

Why Join?

By joining a Hillsborough County CERT team, you'll get training in:

  • Basic Disaster Response Skills
  • Fire Safety
  • Light Search and Rescue
  • Team Organization
  • Disaster Medical Operations

CERT offers a consistent, nationwide approach to volunteer training and organization that professional responders can rely on during disaster situations, allowing them to focus on more complex tasks.

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For more information or to join a Hillsborough County CERT Team email or call (813) 272-6690.