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Community-based Disaster Risk Reduction activities

CERT 2019 PowerPoint

CERT 2019 course for Brazil

Back in 2003 I had the privilege of holding the first CERT course in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil and the team at CERT Brasil translated the 2003 PowerPoint pack. We later translated the 2011/2012 material. Today we finished the translation and contextualisation of the 2019 version of the FEMA CERT curriculum.

CERT training

CERT training in Nova Friburgo, Brazil

Paul assisted the newly-trained instructors from CERT Brasil to conduct a Basic CERT course for twenty staff and volunteers from the Humedica NGO in Nova Friburgo – RJ from the 28th to 30th of January. The course was well received and the instructors demonstrated their proficiency and expertise in conducting community-based disaster response training. There are photos of this course… Read More »CERT training in Nova Friburgo, Brazil

CERT Instructors

CERT Train-the-Trainer, Brazil

Back in Brazil on a short visit, Paul arranged to hold a Train the Trainer course for four of the volunteers from CERT Brasil. The course was held from the 18th to 20th of January and the newly-formed instructors will be helping with some upcoming CERT training and courses here in Brazil.