The Topanga CERT Team is made up of Topanga residents of all ages and backgrounds. Volunteers have completed special training in disaster preparedness and response, including multi-casualty triage, first aid, light search and rescue, fire suppression, and disaster psychology.
Topanga CERT serves Topanga Canyon as emergency first responders by providing support to Los Angeles County Sheriff and Los Angeles County Fire personnel during and after major disasters such as wildfires, earthquakes, and floods. The team also helps to educate the public on emergency preparedness.
“Like” the Topanga CERT Facebook page to get a steady (but not intrusive) stream of emergency preparedness tips and resources in your Facebook newsfeed. This Facebook page also provides updates regarding the Topanga Emergency Management Plan and Survival Guide information important to the Topanga community.
For more information about Topanga CERT, please contact Scott Ferguson at topangaCERT@verizon.net.