CERT training

CERT training provides private citizens with basic skills needed to respond to their community’s immediate needs in the aftermath of a disaster when emergency services are not immediately available. The best way you can get prepared for emergencies is to take Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) training, a  course offered by the Central County Fire…

Block activity ideas

Now is the perfect time to plan a get-together on your block so that neighbors can get to know one another. Studies have shown that after large-scale natural disasters, it’s frequently friends and neighbors who are the key to survival. A neighborhood party doesn’t need to be complicated. You can set up a card table and…

Free emergency supplies for neighborhoods

The Burlingame Neighborhood Network has distributed 10 out of 20 emergency caches that the Burlingame City Council has allocated for neighborhood groups that have a track record of engagement in emergency preparedness activities. The caches, valued at $550, are for use in neighborhoods in the event of an emergency. They are filled with emergency supplies that…