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NEMA, Local Government host Community Emergency Response Team Training in Cat Island

NEW BIGHT, Cat Island – Officials from the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), and the Department of Local Government Monday launched a five-day Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) Training in New Bight, Cat Island. Conducted by the Training Unit of the National Emergency Management Agency, headed by Mrs. Lisa E. Bowleg, the CERT Training will cover areas such as Disaster Medical Operations, Fire Safety and Utility Controls, Disaster Preparedness, CERT Organization, Disaster Psychology, CERT and Terrorism, and Light Search and Rescue. Instructors include: Chief Petty Officer Romeiko Burrows, Royal Bahamas Defence Force (attached to NEMA); Mr. Frederick Johnson, Medical Operations Instructor; Petty Officer Kenrio Ingraham, Royal Bahamas Defence Force (attached to NEMA); a...