community emergency response team

A community emergency response team (CERT) is a group of well-prepared people who will respond, not react, and not panic, in a geniune emergency. They are trained and ready to go.

They are not confused by spatial metaphor nor do they believe that panic is a virtue. An intentional community always has a small group of just such people at its core. These are usually called the "core people" -though that term is much more general than either CERT or intentional community. A better term is "executive".

A wide variety of different types of community-based teams exist. They vary widely based on how community itself is defined, and some definitions are controversial, some not:

To refer link en: wikipedia: community emergency response team.