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Early Response Team Training (9/24/2022)
September 24 @ 8:30 am – 4:30 pm
Location: First UMC Rocky Mount Fellowship Hall. Lunch and snacks will be provided.
UMCOR provides several courses for Early Response Teams (ERTs) through a network of badged local trainers. ERTs fill a specific need in the early days after a disaster to help to prevent further damage while providing a caring Christian presence.
ERTs are not a first-response group of emergency workers, nor are they recovery, rebuild, or repair teams. Under very specific guidelines, ERTs assist survivors without causing further harm or being a burden to the affected community.
ERT Classes help participants understand how United Methodists are involved during a disaster, how we get prepared for a disaster, and what we can do when a disaster strikes.
The Basic ERT Training Course is required to receive an ERT badge and become part of a fully certified team. You will be badged after your background check is complete.
Register at https://nccumc.org/disaster/training/.