Tornados and Severe Storms

Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) program helps you protect yourself, your family, and your neighbors.

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Southwest Michigan Emergency Response Team (SMERT) Search and Rescue (SAR) helps searching operations.

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Radio Amateur Civil Emergency Service

Radio Amateur Civil Emergency Service (RACES/ACS) is an integral component of an emergency communications operation.

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SKYWARN® storm spotters are part of the ranks of citizens who form the Nation's first line of defense against severe weather.

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How can I help?

Volunteer to support disaster efforts in your community. Get trained and volunteer with Battle Creek Community Emergency Response Team, Southwest Michigan Emergency Response Team Search and Rescue, Battle Creek RACES and Battle Creek SKYWARN Programs.

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IS-317: Introduction to Community Emergency Response Teams


FEMA Independent Study Program (ISP)

The Emergency Management Institute (EMI) offers self-paced courses designed for people who have emergency management responsibilities and the general public. All are offered free-of-charge to those who qualify for enrollment. To get a complete listing of courses, click the link below.

ISP Course List


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Battle Creek, MI


Humidity: 52%

Wind: 8 mph

  • 28 Apr 2015

    Cloudy 64°F 42°F

  • 29 Apr 2015

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