In response to the multiple hurricanes, floods, wildfires and other natural disasters over the past few years, the Mountain Sky Conference Disaster Preparedness and Response Ministry
will hold Early Response Team (ERT) training
for individuals interested in becoming team members who assist survivors in the early days following a disaster. Training participants learn the basics of disaster response, how to work effectively with survivors and the response team, and skills to help survivors get back into their homes and begin the recovery process. Please visit the Early Response Team website
for more detailed information about the program.
The first scheduled training session will be held at the UMCOR West Depot
in Salt Lake City, Utah
beginning at 8:30 a.m
. on Dec. 8.
The all-day session will provide training for individuals seeking new certification, as well as those who need to re-certify expired badges. In addition to the ERT training, personnel from the depot may be on hand to provide information on its operation.
To register, please email email@example.com
. Please include your first and last name, email address, phone number, mailing address, church, and conference in any inquiry.
Lunch and snacks will be provided, and there is no fee for this training.
For additional information, please contact Ed Handl at (406) 287-5381 or Bruce Mayer at (970) 769-3948.