ERT Training

Disaster Response Training

When a natural disaster occurs, the United Methodist Church responds with Early Response Teams. These trained responders tarp roofs, remove debris, clean out flooded homes and most importantly, provide a Christian presence to survivors. FEMA is also using ERT’s to deploy to Saipan to replace roofs damaged by Typhoon Yutu.

On October 5, at Green Valley UMC, Tom Mattick will provide an 8-hour course to prepare and credential persons to serve on these teams. The cost is $30 which goes to supplies, a manual, lunch, and badge. To register, go to

If you need additional information about the class or deployment to Saipan in January 2020 lead by Tom, he can be reached at or 702-806-4009.