Preparedness

CERT Training

Take advantage of free training in disaster preparedness and response. The next CERT class is coming up on March 23rd. All classes are taught by trained emergency personnel, including firefighters and emergency medical services personnel, with expertise in disaster management. CERT is provided free of charge within Ventura County to anyone 18 years of age …

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September is National Preparedness Month!

September is officially National Preparedness Month. Residents are encouraged to promote emergency preparedness by being ready, making plans, and staying informed! The FEMA Preparedness Organization has organized a LOT of material to answer any questions. DART will be showcasing a lot of our knowledge at the Public Safety Weekend Event at Underwood Farms on September …

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FCC Releases Congressionally Mandated Study on Amateur Radio

FCC Releases Congressionally Mandated Study on Amateur Radio “There are many positive things included in the FCC report to Congress,” said ARRL Regulatory Information Manager Dan Henderson, N1ND. “We are pleased that the Commission highlighted the existing Amateur Radio infrastructure to provide disaster and time-critical communications. They also recognized the flexibility of the Amateur Service …

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Heat Safety

With a heat wave upon us and predictions of an even hotter summer, please take extra precautions. Heat is the number one weather-related killer in the United States, resulting in hundreds of fatalities each year. In fact, on average, excessive heat claims more lives each year than floods, lightning, tornadoes and hurricanes combined. In the …

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