NERT class at USF starts Saturday

The San Francisco Fire Department Neighborhood Emergency Response Team (NERT) is a community-based training program dedicated to a ‘neighbor-helping-neighbor’ approach.  NERT is a FREE training program for individuals, neighborhood groups, and community-based organizations in San Francisco.
Through this program, individuals will learn the basics of emergency preparedness.  The training also includes hands-on disaster skills that will help individuals respond to a personal emergency as well as act as members of a neighborhood response team.

A 2-day intensive program at USF! 
USF Class Flyer: (
Saturdays 8:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.
January 28: Class session 1, 2, and 3 in University Center Room 222
February 4: Class session 4, 5, and 6 in Berman Hall in Fromm
Call 415-970-2024 or go to class registration ( and provide your name, phone number, and the location and start date of your preferred class. A complete schedule can be found at
ID Expired?  To Recertify:
NERT certification is good for two years from the date of your training. You can renew your NERT training/ID by attending the afternoon session on February 4 (noon-5:30 p.m.) covering the 5th class session (NERT response) and the 6th and final hands-on class session that includes a review.  Send an email to with RECERT in the subject line and list the class so your name can be placed on the sign-in roster. 
Update Your ID Photo:
The SFFD ID machine was updated in 2007.  If you have a white ID card, you will need to take a new photo during the 5th session.  Please indicate this in your email.
View the complete citywide NERT training schedule here.
For more information, contact John Troccoe, USF emergency management consultant, at or 415-422-4321.
Information brought to you by:
University of San Francisco
Department of Public Safety

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