Wednesday, October 22, 2008

Citizens Corps of Maine

There is a nationwide organization called the Citizens Corps. It is a grassroots, volunteer effort to organize citizens on the local level to assist emergency management agencies in preparing for and responding to disaster situations.
"Get Involved in Preparing your Community. Citizen Corps, Homeland Security's grassroots effort, localizes preparedness messages and provides opportunities for citizens to get emergency response training; participate in community exercises; and volunteer to support local first responders".
The contact information for the Maine Citizens Corps is:
72 State House Station, Augusta, Maine 04333
(207) 624-4435

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