||East Haven located in south central Connecticut with a population of 30,000. East Haven is 12.5 square miles bordered by the City of New Haven, the Towns of Branford, North Branford, North Haven and the Long Island Sound. Within our district are many hazards including Interstate 95, Tweed New Haven Airport, Railroad service both passenger and industrial, A hazardous material Tank Farm storage facility, several industrial parks, Long Island Sound and numerous Elderly Housing and Assisted Living complexes. CERT came to East Haven in the later part of 2004 with the goal to help better prepare the citizens through proper training and education in disaster preparedness. The East Haven CERT members are very active in non-emergency functions as well as within the emergency management structure. East Haven CERT will have three levels of training for the members. A basic, intermediate, and advanced level. The three levels concept is very similar to LA - CERT. Through a strong partnership with the fire department and the local chapter of American Red Cross, citizens of East Haven are better prepared to handle all emergencies and better educated on how to prepare in advance.