Sachse Citizens, are you a CERT member?

Do you know what is meant by "72-hours"?

If not, ask a Sachse CERT member.


Sachse Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) is a group of citizens, organized as a neighborhood-based team that receives special training to enhance their ability to recognize, respond to, and recover from a major emergency or disaster situation.  Teams are trained by professional responders in areas that will help take care of themselves and others before, during and after a major emergency.


CERT Activities

Sat Apr 27 @ 6:00PM - 09:00PM
Mon May 13 @ 7:00PM - 08:30PM
Monthly Training
Fri Jun 07 @ 7:00AM - 05:00PM
  • State of Nebraska and FEMA Will Open Disaster Recovery Centers in Boyd, Stanton Counties

    Apr 22, 2019 | 14:51 pm

    LINCOLN, Neb. – The State of Nebraska and FEMA will open Disaster Recovery Centers in Boyd and Stanton counties. Centers locations and hours:BOYD COUNTY

  • Disaster Recovery Centers to Be Closed on Sundays

    Apr 19, 2019 | 15:24 pm

    LINCOLN, Neb. – Starting April 21, all Disaster Recovery Centers (DRCs) will be closed on Sundays.The centers offer in-person support to individuals and businesses in counties and tribal nations included in the Nebraska federal disaster declaration for severe winter storm,[…]

  • Avoid Another Disaster: Beware of Fraud

    Apr 19, 2019 | 14:34 pm

    DES MOINES, Iowa – Scams seem to follow disasters. Don’t let your guard down and suffer another disaster such as identity theft or paying fees for services that are never provided.Remember, FEMA never charges for services nor does it endorse[…]

  • Severe Weather Safety in Mobile Homes or RVs

    Apr 19, 2019 | 14:18 pm

    RALEIGH, N.C. – Severe weather is expected in parts of the state beginning at noon today. If you live in a mobile home or recreation vehicle, take precautions. • Stay informed about current conditions. • Listen to local officials and[…]

  • FEMA Approves South Dakota Enhanced Mitigation Plan

    Apr 18, 2019 | 22:15 pm

    DENVER – This week, FEMA approved South Dakota’s Mitigation Plan.  For the first time the plan meets the criteria for “enhanced” status, signifying the state’s commitment to hazard mitigation and making the state eligible for increased federal mitigation funding. South[…]

  • April Showers Sometimes Bring Floodwaters

    Apr 18, 2019 | 13:58 pm

    Author: Paul HuangOver the past several years, our state, local, tribal, and territorial partners have experienced, first hand, destruction caused by floods in communities across the country. In fact, for the 2017 and 2018 hurricane seasons combined, the National Flood Insurance[…]

  • The Importance of Personal Preparedness

    Jan 31, 2019 | 15:38 pm

    The Importance of Personal Preparedness Author: Rachael NealI recently took a vacation to Japan. On our last day, my group chartered a boat to snorkel, hike and enjoy a beautiful chain of islands off the coast of Okinawa. On our way back, our boat was overcome[…]

  • We Meet You Where You Are: Disaster Preparedness

    Dec 18, 2018 | 17:32 pm

    Author: Rebecca WigginsWhen it comes to disasters, mother nature does not discriminate. People from all income levels and backgrounds have experienced the challenges of rebuilding their lives after a natural disaster or an emergency.FEMA’s 2018 National Preparedness Report found, that while[…]

  • Financial Preparedness Pays

    Oct 16, 2018 | 14:20 pm

    Author: Daniel Kaniewski, PhDForty-four percent of Americans do not have $400 on hand to cover an emergency expense. These Americans will be ill-prepared to care for themselves and their families in the wake of a disaster.I was pleased to join Treasury[…]

  • Prepare for Hurricane Florence

    Sep 12, 2018 | 00:01 am

    Author: Raymond J. PiperView in FEMA Multimedia LibraryThe time to prepare for Hurricane Florence is now. This powerful storm is expected to bring powerful winds, flooding, storm surge, and dangerous rip currents. Storm tracks can change swiftly, so it’s important to[…]