CERT Basic Class Brochure

CERT Basic Class Brochure


The mission of the Nassau County Office of Emergency Management is to maintain a high level of preparedness, to reduce the vulnerability of the populace and property of the County resulting from natural, technological or civil disasters; to provide prompt and efficient services to persons victimized by disaster; to provide for rapid and orderly restoration and recovery following disasters; and to effectively educate the public regarding their responsibilities in responding to disasters affecting the County.

The Core Values of Nassau County CERT



  • Safety, safety, safety
  • Teamwork - Stronger together than alone
  • Valuing volunteers and CERT as an asset to our communities
  • Preparedness
  • Importance of each members contribution
  • Practice, practice, practice
  • Self sufficiency rather than the victim role
  • Leadership and Professionalism
  • Do the Greatest Good for the Greatest Number