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Event Name:OAEM Emergency Management Spotlight Series - Niagara’s CERT Program: Preparedness, Resiliency, Response, and Recovery all in one
Description:Session Description
An overview of the creation of Niagara Regions Community Emergency Response Team (CERT).  Why we created the team, how we did it, and what they do.

Learning Objectives
  • While individual EM programs may vary, there is a common resource we all have access to, the public.  
  • We will explore how using the public, specifically in a CERT format, can help to improve any EM program and fill gaps in planning that you did not even realize where there.
Date:  May 18, 2022
Time:  1:00 pm 
Cost:  Free for members

Speaker Info


Grant Durfey has a Grad. Diploma in Emergency Management from Wilfrid Laurier University, a bachelor’s degree from the University of Waterloo, a Prof. Certificate in Emergency Management from York University, and is certified as a Primary Care Paramedic.  
 
Grant’s journey into the world of emergency response started as a paramedic with Niagara Region EMS. In 2019 Grant moved full-time to join Niagara Region Emergency Management. Having worked with Public Health Mass Immunization operations and serving as the Regional EOC Liaison Officer during COVID-19, Grant is currently undertaking the development of the CERT program for Niagara as part of his role as an Emergency Management Program Specialist.
Event Date:05/18/2022 - 05/18/2022
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