CERT stands for Community Emergency Response Team. 
There is one in virtually every
Community District in the City, operating in conjunction with 
New York City Emergency Management (NYCEM). 
We are the CERT Team for our neighborhood (Brooklyn CD 14).
We are your neighbors - WE ARE YOUR CERT TEAM!
We’ve been operating since 2005 and are an independent Not-for-Profit Corporation with a 501(c)(3) tax exemption, meaning donors can get a tax deduction.

Brooklyn South CERT AREA MAP  CD 14

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CERT CENTER  1419 Dorchester Road (Corner Marlborough Road) Brooklyn NY 11226
Team Chief: 917 348 1704            brooklynsouthcert14@gmail.comhttp://www.BrooklynSouthCERT.commailto:brooklynsouthcert14@gmail.comshapeimage_2_link_0shapeimage_2_link_1
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Help us help you!
CLICK on the SPONSOR emblem to donate!Donate.html
CHECK  FEMA FOR MORE INFO!http://www.ready.gov/
If your CELL PHONE is 
(and most, if not ALL, are)
CLICK HERE for MORE INFORMATIONhttp://www.fema.gov/frequently-asked-questions-wireless-emergency-alerts

Hurricanes MARIA and Lee

CLICK on the NOAA & National Hurricane Center LINKS below

For information on LOCATION and forecast TRACK of MARIA & Lee

CLICK on the NOAA / NHC BUTTON below for Current Storm Tracks for active storms.

We will update these maps twice daily.

(They are the same maps you can access from the LINKS above.)

New York City Community Emergency Response Team 

Situational Awareness 9/25/2017:  Hurricanes Maria & Lee

As of 1400 hours 09-25-17, the following is expected of Hurricane Maria and Hurricane Lee:

  1. Hurricane Maria is currently off the coast of South Carolina moving north, and is expected to turn to the east away from NYC interests.

  2. Dangerous surf and rip currents are expected for the southeast US beaches for the next several days.

  3. Potential for high surf and rip current risk this week for NYC.

  4. Hurricane Lee is located far out in the Atlantic Ocean.

  5. Lee is expected to stay away from US interests.

From NYC Emergency Management & NYC Citizen Corps

How to Donate to Hurricane Relief

You can support those affected by Hurricane Harvey, Hurricane Irma, and Hurricane Maria. Making a financial contribution to a volunteer agency involved in disaster relief is the best way of helping people in need after a disaster. Visit NYC.gov/helpnownyc to find information about ways individuals and organizations can help those affected by disasters.

You can also donate to the Mayor's Fund to Advance New York City:

REMEMBER: please do not donate unsolicited goods such as used clothing, miscellaneous household items, medicine, or perishable foodstuffs at this time. These items may not meet the needs of disaster survivors.