Berkeley CERT Citywide Exercise

On October 18, 2014 a simulated 6.9 earthquake on the Hayward Fault strikes Berkeley.  Will you know what to do?2014 Citywide Exercise Logo

The Berkeley CERT Citywide Exercise provides participants an opportunity to practice disaster response in their own neighborhoods.  All individuals or community groups are encouraged to participate regardless of their level of CERT training or previous participation in City disaster preparedness activities. 

Please check back after August 2014 for more information and details about the October 2014 exercise.


Register yourself as an individual, as a neighborhood group, or as an organization to be an official participant for the 2014 exercise.  More information to come.  Click here to receive information and updates for the exercise: Sign up

Schedule of Events

Saturday, October 18, 2014

9:00 AM - 11:00 AM      Neighborhood and Individual Exercises

11:00 AM - 11:30 AM    Neighborhood Feedback Session

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM      Citywide Exercise Debriefing

Participant Handbook

Coming soon...

The Berkeley CERT Citywide Exercise Participant Handbooks are designed to assist individuals and group leaders in conducting their own drill in coordination with the City on October 18, 2014.  Participants will find objectives, sample scenarios, tips and directions on how to design an exercise and customize it to the scale appropriate for their own, their family's and their neighborhood's participation.   


Coming soon...

 Previous Exercises

Previous exercises have taken place in 2012 and 2013, with thousands of participants throughout Berkeley.  Information on past exercises can be found in the after action reports.

2013 After Action Report

2012 Exercise After Action Report

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