Reliable Communications Help CERT "Do The Most Good For The Most People"

08/07/2013
Natural disasters hit unsuspecting areas every day and can often lead to panic and disarray. Depending on the severity of the disaster, communications shut down which only worsen the situation. It is during times like these that Community Emergency Response Teams (CERT) are deployed to assist fire and police relief efforts.   Monterey City's CERT is touted as one the best in the nation which has led to many other cities replicating Monterey's program. With more than 50 handheld multi channel radios and 11 fixed base radios deployed in 11 neighborhoods, CERT volunteers are able to respond quickly and reliably to any natural disaster. "Communication is key to any organization,&quo...

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