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Maine CERT Jamboree

Maine CERT Jamboree Page

Androscoggin County CERT Contact:

Lisa Ward, CERT Coordinator Androscoggin County Unified EMA
email: Lisa Ward Androscoggin CERT Coordinator <>
Assistant Plans, Training and Operations Officer - K.C. Putnam
2 College Street Lewiston ME 04240-7101

Contact K.C. Putnam at the above address for CERT Application information.


CERT Training Materials
CERT videos old page:
CERT-LA Los Angeles CERT Program
CERT LA (Los Angeles)

SM-317 Community Emergency Response Team Training Outline

(from June 2003 Participant Manual)
Unit 1: Disaster Preparedness
Unit 2: Fire Safety
Unit 3: Disaster Medical Operations—Part 1
Unit 4: Disaster Medical Operations—Part 2
Unit 5: Light Search and Rescue Operations
Unit 6: CERT Organization
Unit 7: Disaster Psychology
Unit 8: Terrorism and CERT
Unit 9: Course Review and Disaster Simulation

Introduction to CERT(NOT for certification)

Other Training

FEMA's Emergency Management Institute Independent Study Program Course List

IS-10 Animals in Disaster, Module A: Awareness and Preparedness

IS-11 Animals in Disaster, Module B: Community Planning

IS-111 Livestock in Disasters

Homeland Security's

American Red Cross

Red Cross of Maine

Maine Emergency Management Agency - Maine Prepares page

CBS New Disaster Links Page

CART - Community Animal Response Team

"PETS Act"  
The Robert T. Stafford Disaster Relief and Emergency Assistance Act: 

aka State Animal Response Team SART or Disaster Animal Response Team DART

Colorado State Animal Response Team (SART)
Connecticut State Animal Response Team (CTSART)
Louisiana State Animal Response Team (LSART)
Maryland State Animal Response Team
State of Massachusetts Animal Response Team (SMART)
Michigan Veterinary State Animal Response Team (SART)
New York (Empire) State SART
New Hampshire Disaster Animal Response Team (NH-DART)
Pennsylvania State Animal Response Team
Tri-State County Animal Response Team
(parts of  Ohio, Indiana and Kentucky)
Vermont Veterinary Medical Association (VVMA)
Virginia State Animal Response Team (VASART

CART Training Resources

CERT Animal Response
Technical Large Animal Emergency Rescue Training
Fire Safety In Horse Barns - By Laurie Loveman
Heart’s Delight Farm
Connecticut Horse Council, Inc
Nicker News All things horse.

National Disaster Animal Response Team (N-DART) of The Humane Society of the United States
Koret Shelter Medicine Program at the UC Davis School of Veterinary Medicine
The Humane Society of the United States
American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (ASPCA)

American Red Cross Pet First Aid

The Humane Society of the United States

Saving the Whole Family

Pet Disaster Preparedness

CDC Protect Your Pets in an Emergency
CDC Interim Guidelines for Animal Health and Control of Disease Transmission in Pet Shelters
Animal Diseases and Your Health
United States Department of Agriculture

Pet & Veterinary Links

Pet Health Topics
Animal Care Equipment & Services
Animal Poison Control
Maine POM-Pet Oxygen Mask Facebook Page
Home Again
Tufts University Veterinary Medicine
Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine Ithaca, New York
IDEXX Laboratories
American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (ASPCA)
American Association of Feline Practitioners 
American Veterinary Medical Association
American Animal Hospital Association
American Humane Association

Greater Androscoggin Humane Society 55 Strawberry Avenue, Lewiston, Maine
Greater Androscoggin Humane Society Links
Harvest Hills Animal Shelter Fryeburg Maine
Responsible Pet Care  South Paris, Maine

Tent and Shelters

ShelterLogic, LLC

Update: August 30, 2019 New information provided by David Lowe we1u.
Dick Knitght N1NYW webmaster