Cat Depot's Emergency Response Team (CDERT)

Join Cat Depot's Emergency Response Team!

Cat Depot's Emergency Response Team (CDERT) is in place and prepared to assist in a natural or man made disaster.

If you are interested in joining CDERT, please contact Cat Depot for more information.

CDERT Required Qualifications include:

 - FL SARC Disaster Level Training 1 (minimum)
 - FEMA Certifications (free self-study online courses):
    • IS-100.b Introduction to Incident Command System
    • IS-200.b ICS for Single Resources and Initial Action Incidents 
    • IS-700.a NIMS an Introduction
 - Current Tetanus Vaccination
 - Deployment to a Rescue

Click here to read a CDERT volunteer's compelling story about the Joplin, Missouri, rescue.

Florida SARC Training

Cat Depot is hosting the Florida SARC Awareness Level Small Animal Emergency Sheltering Class in 2015!

This class is being offered FREE of charge!
October 3, 2015 at Cat Depot
This class will give you the expertise and practical experience required to become a professional disaster animal responder. The Awareness Level Small Animal Emergency Sheltering class is certified by the Florida Department of Emergency Management and is required to respond in Florida to help companion animals during a disaster.






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