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Teen Emergency Response Team Gets Tarp Donation for Disaster Preparedness

Mid America TEEN CERT program receives TarpsNow donation of “triage tarps” to prioritize response team efforts in a major disaster scenario. “It’s not a question of if; only when.”

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“We appreciate the generosity of TarpsNow in donating these color coded tarps.”

Mid America TEEN CERT program director Mark Rosenblum today acknowledged the donation of heavy duty “triage tarps” designed to help the teen training group organize their response to a major disaster.  Mr. Rosenblum said: “We appreciate the generosity of TarpsNow in donating these color coded tarps.” TarpsNow is a leading online resource for tarps and related protective materials.
Mr. Rosenblum continued: “In an emergency situation with multiple injuries or casualties, it’s important to be able to quickly organize your response team to treat the injured by the severity of the injuries received.  We can do that by organizing the response area into a triage grid with red, green, yellow and black tarps.  That’s what this donation from TarpsNow will allow us to do.

TarpsNow CEO, Michael Dill said: “We know that disasters can strike, anywhere, at any time.  That’s why we’re happy to be part of the effort to support Mid America TEEN CERT. They’re performing a valuable and important service in giving teens the kind of hands-on training they need to help their community in a disaster scenario.  Because it’s not really a question of if a disaster will strike; only when.”

Mid America TEEN CERT is a registered 501c3 non-profit organization providing emergency preparedness training for teens and adults in a safe, controlled environment. Its work is supported entirely by the generous donations of individuals, businesses and corporate sponsors. 
About Mid America TEEN CERT

The Mid America Teen Community Emergency Response Team (aka Mid America TEEN CERT and MATC) is an advanced training program that teaches students 12 years and older, including adults, to assist in the event of an emergency and or natural disaster and to be prepared to assist their families and emergency services.  The goal of Mid America TEEN CERT is to train students how to respond to an emergency situation effectively and efficiently, and without placing themselves in unnecessary danger. Some of the knowledge taught is how to manage utilities and put out small fires, treat the three medical killers and provide basic medical aid, search for and rescue victims safely, assist people with special and functional needs, and collect disaster intelligence to support first responder efforts. For more information, visit the group’s Facebook page:

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