One hundred and six Belizeans certified CERT members

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On Saturday, August 10th One hundred and six Belizeans were certified as Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) members. A ceremony was held in Burrel Boom which acknowledged the participants for completing their two year training program. The training project was funded by USAID and the American Red Cross, in collaboration with the Belize Red Cross (BRC) and the National Emergency Management Organization (NEMO).. Both the General Director of the Belize Red Cross Lily Bowman and the NEMO Coordinator Noreen Fairweather were present at the ceremony and exclaimed their great pleasure in knowing that these newly certified members of CERT will help to strengthen the national emergency response.

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