Mr. Gary Ragen, State Community Preparedness Coordinator with the Arkansas Department of Public Safety Division of Emergency Management, is running a pilot program in 9 Arkansas schools to implement FEMA educational materials in elementary schools and CERT teams in high schools. CERT (Community Emergency Response Teams) is a program that educates individuals about disaster preparedness for hazards and trains them in basic disaster response skills. Newport is the 1st school to have organized CERT teams through this program.
Pilot Program for CERT
SEP 01, 2022