Starting a CERT Program

Step 3: Gaining Support & Recruiting

Regardless of how well you organize your CERT program, it can't succeed unless you have the support of the key stakeholders in your community. These stakeholders range from the chief elected and appointed officials to professional responders to the citizens whom you want to recruit. This step presents some issues that you may need to address and provides suggestions for gaining the support of all program stakeholders.

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