MERRAG 2017 TRAINING SCHEDULE-CLICK HERE

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  • Module 1 – Disaster Preparedness
  • Module 2 - Disaster Fire Suppression
  • Module 3 – Disaster Medical Operations part 1
  • Module 4 – Disaster Medical Operations part 2
  • Module 5 – Light Search and Rescue Operations
  • Module 6 – Disaster Psychology and Team Organization
  • Module 7 – Terrorism and CERT
  • Module 8 – Wildland Fire in the Urban Interface

ORIENTATION

Available at all monthly meetings

  • Brief history of MERRAG Committee Structure
  • Importance and use of local communications (radios, pagers, phone tree)
  • Hands on exercises
  • Involvement in monthly meetings/training
  • Participation in community emergencies

CPR/FIRST AID

Dates vary

  • Personal preparation for disasters
  • First Aid & CPR
  • Fire Suppression Techniques
  • Supplemental experience with MERRAG radio and pagers
  • Introduction to outside services (Red Cross, OES, and CERT)

ADVANCED EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT SYSTEMS

Dates vary

  • MERRAG Activation Procedures
  • Radio usage
  • Nationally used emergency management concepts, including coordination of facilities, equipment, personnel, procedures and communications
  • To prepare MERRAG members to assist Fire Department and local officials in emergencies (operations, planning, logistics, administration)
  • ICS - Incident Command System
  • NIMS - National Emergency Management System

COMMUNICATION VAN ORIENTATION

Available at all monthly meetings

Learn how to operate the Communication Van Including:

  • Location of keys
  • Generator usage
  • Supply Locations

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