Upper West Side CERT

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A Van? Yes We Can! With Your Help.

Upper West Side CERT has won a coveted place on the 2016 PBNYC6 (Participatory Budgeting for New York City, District 6) ballot to win funding for the purchase of a team van. The UWS CERT Emergency Response and Education Vehicle is one of fourteen projects to be considered for funding by the District 6 public during PBNYC voting week, March 26 through April 3. But let’s back up a bit.

Preparedness News : Weekend Roundup 2013-09-23

Friday, May 2, 2014 – Select stories related to CERT and emergency preparedness, presented weekly, when possible. We welcome your news tip links. Send to info@uwscert.org.

Preparedness News : Weekend Roundup 2013-09-23

Sunday, September 23, 2013 – Select stories related to CERT and emergency preparedness, presented weekly, when possible. We welcome your news tip links. Send to info@uwscert.org.

Disaster Readiness in Schools a Growing Concern

You have to wonder what has taken us so long. From the massacres at Columbine (1999) and Virginia Tech (2007) to the most recent tragedy in Sandy Hook, CT, just days before the 2012 Christmas holidays were to begin, it has been obvious that our children are far too vulnerable in the very structures that should provide them safe haven. While these three tragedies and too many others involved crazed gunmen, unstable people with guns are just the beginning.