Team Member Resources


CERT member


Standard Operating Procedures

The NYC CERT Standard Operating Procedures outline the official deployment protocol, program and team structure, credentialing, and proper uniforms.

Emergency Preparedness Guides

NYC Emergency Management's Ready New York guides and resources offer tips and information designed to help New Yorkers prepare for all types of emergencies.

  • NYC CERT leadership (e.g., team chiefs, deputies, and Ready New York liaisons) can request supplies and materials by logging into the NYC CERT online volunteer management database. After listing your team's event(s) on the database, submit your requests through the "Preparedness Material" section under the "Tools and Resources" section.

Emergency Communication Board

To help people communicate during an emergency, NYC Emergencey Management developed a communication board that uses pictures to help people describe their situation.
Learn more about the Emergency Communication Board