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Crisis and Emergency Risk Communication (CERC) Course Resources

CERC 2012 Edition

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Crisis and Emergency Risk Communication – 2012 Edition Learn more about Adobe Acrobat Reader
The BASIC CERC course book is an introductory course on risk communication, crisis communication, and issues management. It is intended for anyone who works in emergency response at the local, state, or federal level. The course contains 13 chapters and includes illustrations, templates, tables, worksheets, and checklists.

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Course Materials

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Limit of 100 printed books per training session. There is no charge for CERC course materials.

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Basic CERC Quick Guide(5x7 booklet) Learn more about Adobe Acrobat Reader    Also available in Spanish Learn more about Adobe Acrobat Reader
The Quick Guide is an abbreviated version of the Basic CERC book highlighting the major points contained in five modules. Booklets can be ordered and is also available for download in both English and/or Spanish.

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Wallet Cards can be downloaded (six cards per page-two sides) or ordered individually. The cards contain bulleted information on five key CERC principles; Build Trust and Credibility, Top Tips, As a Spokesperson, Prepare to answer These Questions; and Stay on Message. Cards are available in English and/or Spanish.

Leader Materials—By Leaders for Leaders Learn more about Adobe Acrobat Reader
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The LEADERS FOR LEADERS CERC course book gives leaders the tools they need to successfully communicate with the public, media, partners, and stakeholders during emergency public health events. Printed packet includes a CD with the course book/tools and a DVD containing seven interviews from leaders on how they led their organizations during a crisis.

CERC Pandemic Influenza Manual Learn more about Adobe Acrobat Reader
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The CERC PANDEMIC INFLUENZA course book provides vital communication tools and concepts for preparing and responding to a pandemic influenza event in the United States. This course includes eight modules specifically addressing risk communication before, during and after a pandemic influenza event. See also Pandemic Influenza Online Course for more information, including overview and objectives.

Pandemic Flu Storybook Pandemic Influenza Storybook (also available on CD)
These first-person and family accounts provide an intimate, personal view of the 1918 pandemic that goes beyond the staggering statistics associated with the event and, thus, can help planners re-energize their efforts and fight preparedness fatigue and apathy. The stories related in the Pandemic Influenza Storybook will move you, some will make you laugh, but all serve as reminders of the primary reason why preparedness is so important ― saving human lives.

CERC Basic Z-Card Learn more about Adobe Acrobat Reader
The Z-card is a folded, double-sided printed 8 1/2" x 14" page reduced to the size of a wallet card containing charts and illustrations from the Basic CERC manual. The quick reference sheet from the basic CERC principles is illustrated and easy to read.

CERC Leaders Z-Card Learn more about Adobe Acrobat Reader
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The Z-card is a folded, double-sided printed 8 1/2" x 14" page reduced to the size of a wallet card containing charts and illustrations from the By Leaders for Leaders manual. The quick reference sheet from the Leaders manual is illustrated and easy to read.

CERC Pandemic Z-Card Learn more about Adobe Acrobat Reader
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The Z-card is a folded, double-sided printed 8 1/2" x 14" page reduced to the size of a wallet card containing charts and illustrations from the CERC Pandemic Flu manual. The quick reference sheet from the Pandemic manual is illustrated and easy to read.

Pandemic Flu Quick Guide (5x7 booklet) Learn more about Adobe Acrobat Reader
The Pandemic Flu Quick Guide is an abbreviated version of the Pandemic Flu CERC book highlighting the major point contained in three modules.

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