Started a CERT class

I started a CERT class. CERT stands for Community Emergency Response Teams, a government-sponsored program to increase local involvement in emergency preparedness and response.  The purpose as I understand it so far is to

1. Provide basic preparedness and response information for you to protect yourself and your family, which also reduces the load on emergency responders

2. Provide a network of additional assistance when the local emergency responders are overwhelmed.

The CERT website is
For some reason it is a SSL encrypted link.