Training and education to keep you and
your family safe, warm, and fed in the event of a disaster



Help Your Children Prepare With Games and Activities

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Ready Pets

Your Pets Count on You to Prepare for an Emergency

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CERT Graduates

Train. Drill. Repeat. Ways to Stay Involved

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Why Prepare? Life can change in an instant.


  • We live in an area at risk for earthquakes, wildfire, floods, and more
  • You may be given 10 minutes notice to evacuate your home
  • First responders may not be able to help your community for days
  • Knowing your neighbors and organizing a group may save your life
  • Have a family evacuation plan and designated meeting places
  • Know when and how to turn off your gas and water


Latest News

  • CERTs in Action in Non-Emergency Roles

CERTs in Action in Non-Emergency Roles

  • Posted on October 1 2015

Mill Valley CERTs have assisted in several community events in late spring and during the summer. These activations, in non- emergency roles, provide assistance and […]

  • Post-fire Lake County Animals Need Help

Post-fire Lake County Animals Need Help

  • Posted on September 25 2015

After the devastating fire in Lake County, the residents and their animals struggle to survive. Though not at the top of the news, they […]

  • Radio Basics Part II: Hardware

Radio Basics Part II: Hardware

  • Posted on September 23 2015

How to Make a Smart Radio Buying Decision
When the big earthquake hits, we will be out of electricity for an extended period—that means the […]

FEMA logoThis project is supported by US Department of Homeland Security (DHS) FY2011 Homeland Security Grant #97-067 awarded by the State of California Office of Homeland Security (Cal OES). The opinions, findings, and conclusions or recommendations expressed in this publication are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the views of DHS.
“At first we didn’t know each other; at the end we were a united CERT team.”
Carol, Mill Valley
“If a disaster happened in West Marin, this training will be key to how I will respond. ”
Bob, Nicasio
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