USF CERT/DAHR General Body Meeting
Time & Location
About the Event
Join our information session Tuesday, January 26th at 5 pm
on Microsoft Teams at https://tinyurl.com/DAHRGBMeeting
Come learn about how you can join a dynamic group of USF faculty and students with similar interests interested in collaborating and working together to reach a common goal of supporting vulnerable populations through service, research, and philanthropy. DAHR focuses on areas related to natural and man-made disasters, anti-human trafficking, and supporting refugee youth in the Tampa Bay area.
For those that are eager to respond to needs in the community before, during, and after a disaster? Plan to be a part of our USF Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) which is our dedicated team trained to help educate the community about how to prepare for natural and man-made disasters and support our local government during and after a disaster event. Each CERT member will go through the FEMA Basic CERT course that includes 8 hours of in-class training and once we move into Phase 3 of reopening at USF you'll be able to participate in a practical exercise to test your skills. Once certified, you will train for a series of potential roles under the Hillsborough County Office of Emergency Management, City of Tampa Fire Rescue, and Hillsborough Department of Health. During an activation, our DAHR/CERT members help support sheltering, logistics, mass care, points of distribution/points of dispensing (PODs), damage assessment, and addressing unmet needs during recovery.
Please complete the CERT Interest Form at https://forms.gle/GuEkVEeG6zicWjgCA, if you are wanting to get involved with these upcoming opportunities.
We look forward to having you join DAHR and our USF CERT to get involved with others on campus and gain practical experience in the field while networking with local, state, national, and global community partners in the disaster and humanitarian relief field