ARE YOU WILLING TO HELP YOUR FRIENDS AND NEIGHBORS IN AN EMERGENCY OR DISASTER?
Iberia Parish is very fortunate to have a group of volunteers trained and ready to assist their friends and neighbors. The IBERIA PARISH COMMUNITY EMERGENCY RESPONSE TEAM (OR CERT) is looking for volunteers to join them in aiding those affected by an emergency or disaster. Volunteers receive basic disaster response training, participate in emergency drills, help support search and rescue functions, run emergency shelters, help with evacuation efforts and so much more! For more information on CERT, please go to the FEMA website at:
or contact the Iberia Parish Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness at 337-369-4427 for information on volunteering.
CERT will be holding Disaster Preparedness Public Education Training Workshops at:
Ward 8 Recreation Center, 803 Hubertville Road, Jeanerette on May 21, 2016 from 10 am to 12 noon.
Cyr Gates Recreation Center, 300 Parkview Drive, New Iberia on June 11, 2016 from 10 am to 12 noon and
West End Recreation Center, 1200 Field Street, New Iberia on June 18, 2016 from 10 am to 12 noon.
All are invited to attend.