New Jersey’s 12 Jewish federations may become the first among U.S. federations to provide Community Emergency Response Team training to their members. CERT units are meant to augment emergency responses in times of crisis, terror attacks and natural disaster. State Homeland Security officials met with representatives from New Jersey’s federations Wednesday to discuss the logistics of creating federation-based units.
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