Mapping Your Neighborhood

What is meant by "Mapping Your Neighborhood"?  What are the benefits?  In the videos below you will find out just what it means, the importance to you and your neighbors and the benefits.  Disasters don't have to be catastrophic in nature; neighborhoods and individual households can have disasters.  Are you ready to help those around you?  Will you need help in an emergency?

Rick Wallace, West Skagit CERT, is the local representative for the Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) Program; for more information and training schedules please contact Rick at SkagitCoCERT@gmail.com

New CERT Class Schedule:

CERT classes are starting on October 1st (Tuesday) at the Shelter Bay club house  in La Conner from 6 to 9:30 pm and will run for 6 weeks. For persons living in Anacortes (or other section of the island), The CERT class will start on October 3rd at the Skyline club house. Same time of  6 pm to 9:30 pm for six week. Then on November 9th they will be an all day joint final for both classes. Persons who have missed pass classes or need a brush up on you skills are always welcome to stop by and attend any of the classes. also if you know you might miss one of the class nights, you can always attend the class at the other location. 

Map Your Neighborhood Video Links

YouTube Videos:

King 5 Article on Neighbors Help Neighbors in Disaster (Map Your Neighborhood)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MPRD3PBk9Is

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Emergency Management Division - Washington

https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCpAq45g6wiAEEzvMknOvglQ

Map Your Neighborhood 12 video link

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KMOFtk8xeV0&list=PLaYp9JZofBz3RSYyvL57jo_95G8ziwuTV

Map Your Neighborhood Chapter 1 - Introduction

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sAPV6JW49XI

Map Your Neighborhood Chapter 2 – Assumptions and Neighborhood Boundaries

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nKe2zvw0USc

Map Your Neighborhood Chapter 3 – Nine Steps Immediately After a Disaster

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=29kXqBoYkUs

Map Your Neighborhood Chapter 4 – Identify Neighborhood Gathering Site

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GGIGmxu1aU0

Map Your Neighborhood Chapter 5 – Identify Neighborhood Care Center

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=O6r3vwNDdAY

Map Your Neighborhood Chapter 6 – Neighborhood Skills and Equipment Inventory

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6KH7kmbNBDk

Map Your Neighborhood Chapter 7 – Neighborhood Map

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nx_lOZtBYuc

Map Your Neighborhood Chapter 8 – Contact List

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-FWMedHutus

Map Your Neighborhood Chapter 9 – Review Steps

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xpamjlVJzWE

Map Your Neighborhood Chapter 10 – The Neighborhood Gathering Site

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=L3uRIH5Zmjk

Map Your Neighborhood Chapter 11 – Next Steps (update annually and practicing scenarios)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=svSW5iZCs94