The City of Kansas City, Mo., Office of Emergency Management, in partnership with NUFAKC is offering FREE Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) Training.   CERT participants will understand how to prepare a family disaster plan, assemble an emergency kit, and learn basic skills to aid themselves and others following a major emergency or disaster until professional responders arrive. The class emphasizes hands on practice and concludes with a full scale exercise.

See our resources listing for details.  The CERT class schedule is as follows:

Saturday, April 23, 2016 8:00am – 5:30pm

Saturday, April 30, 2016 8:00am – 5:30pm

Saturday, May 7, 2016 8:00am – 12:00pm

You must attend all three days to receive certification. Background checks are conducted for individuals that wish to be active team members. You can get more detailed information or sign up for the class by contacting us at

Emergency Management is proud to partner with the Fire Department, Police Department, Public Health Department, Missouri Gas Energy and Kansas City Power & Light to provide experienced responders as instructors and exercise controllers.

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