Emergency Services

Emergency Preparedness
What Can You Do?

Be personally prepared.
Learn about your school / workplace / community emergency response plans.
Join the Citizen Corps and start programs in your community.
Partner with volunteer organizations, first responder and emergency management leadership, elected leadership, private sector and educational groups.
Help your neighbors and your community with public education, risk assessment, training, and volunteer participation.
Mentor others.

Get Involved

Local Emergency Planning Committee (LEPC) / Citizen Corps Council (CCC)
The LEPC/CCC meetings are open to the public and all interested parties are encouraged to attend.
CERT LogoCommunity Emergency Response Team (CERT)
Allegheny County Department of Emergency Services provides instruction and hands-on activities related to the elements of disaster preparedness, disaster fire suppression, light search and rescue, disaster psychology and team organization.
World Wide Web Link Federal Citizens Corps