Upper West Side CERT

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Message from UWSCERT Team Chief Shelly Fine: Volunteers Needed for Coastal Storm Season

As we enter the coastal storm season, your Upper West Side CERT is gearing up to respond to the sheltering, safety, and other emergency needs of our community. In addition to our usual hurricane shelter activity at the Brandeis and Joan of Arc Educational Complexes, UWSCERT has been selected by the NYC Office of Emergency Management to serve in leadership roles in the Medical and Special Needs Shelter planned for John Jay College.

Hurricane Sandy a Serious Weather Event: NYC CERTs Deployed

Upper West Side CERT and CERTs citywide have been deployed to various locations and shelters around the city to assist local agencies in providing for residents who may be unable to remain in their homes.