The City of Riverside Fire Department- Office of Emergency Management Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) Training Program trains people to be self-sufficient following a major disaster when first responders are likely to be over tasked and not readily available to respond to every emergency.
The Riverside County, California Radio Amateur Civil Emergency Service (RACES) is under the direction of the Riverside Emergency Management Department, Community Readiness Division. Maureen Heimstra, K6BSC is the Chief RACES Officer.
Members of the Riverside County RACES group, also have collateral duties with the California Disaster Corps.
The Riverside County CERT Program educates people about disaster preparedness for hazards that may impact their area and trains them in basic disaster response skills, such as fire safety, light search and rescue, team organization, and disaster medical operations.
Jurupa Citizen Corps volunteers have been serving the greater Jurupa Valley and city of Eastvale for more than 10 years. We strongly support FEMA’s mission for Citizen Corps nationwide which is: To harness the power of every individual through education, training, and volunteer service to make communities safer, stronger, and better prepared to respond to the threats of terrorism, crime, public health issues, and disasters of all kinds.
Our club has been serving the Riverside area since 1955, and we have over 80 members. We hold our monthly meetings on the second Thursdays at 7:00 PM in the La Sierra University Church Conference Center directly behind the church located at the corner of Pierce and Sierra Vista. Our meetings and club membership are open to everyone interested in Amateur Radio.
Citizen Radio Emergency Service Teams are volunteer radio operators who use two-way radios to provide public service communications for travelers and their local community organizations. CREST Communications provides help during emergency operations and public service events, such as parades, triathlons, etc.
Southwest California SKYWARN is an all volunteer organization that supports the National Weather Service Forecast Office in San Diego, California. It's service region covers the following Areas: San Diego, Orange, Western Riverside and Southwest San Bernardino Counties.