The Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) Program educates people about disaster preparedness for all types of hazards that may impact their area and trains them in basic disaster response skills, such as fire safety,light search and rescue, team organization, terrorism awareness, and disastermedical operations. The Ho-Ho-Kus CERT organization has received the Presidential Volunteer Service Award for every year since the Team's inception in 2005. Please click on the link, to get more information about the Ho-Ho-Kus CERT group and check the website for information on upcoming classes, joining the group, and the many activities in which the Team participates.