But where does the Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) fit in?
Ever wonder where these teams train and where they find volunteer victims? Members of the local CERT, as pictured below, serve as volunteer victims, as these teams train for these types of emergencies.
Additional information can be found at: http://fairfaxcountycert.blogspot.com/2010/01/haitian-response.html
Other Citizen Corps programs, such as the American Red Cross, are also preparing to provide services for residents from Haiti as they arrive into the United States.