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

  • President Donald J. Trump Approves Major Disaster Declaration for the State of Alaska

    Apr 9, 2020 | 22:05 pm

    WASHINGTON — FEMA announced that federal emergency aid has been made available for the state of Alaska to supplement state, tribal and local recovery efforts in the areas affected by the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic beginning on January 20,[…]

  • Work underway in Missouri to expand medical capacity

    Apr 9, 2020 | 22:01 pm

    Kansas City, Mo. – Federal agencies are working together to help the State of Missouri expand medical capacity, in case of a surge in COVID-19 patients in coming days and weeks.

  • Option To Transition Federal Community- Based Testing Sites To State Management

    Apr 9, 2020 | 21:30 pm

    The Department of Health and Human Services and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) worked with state and local partners to establish Community-Based Testing Sites (CBTS) in CDC-prioritized locations across the country. The CBTS model was developed for states, local public[…]

  • FEMA Announces Rent Suspension

    Apr 9, 2020 | 17:04 pm

    This temporary suspension eases the financial burden on disaster survivors in California, Florida, North Carolina and Texas due to the effects of coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. The suspension applies to rent only; rent collection is expected to resume July 1.

  • Over $122 Million Obligated to Help Rebuild the Island’s Public Buildings

    Apr 9, 2020 | 11:26 am

    GUAYNABO, Puerto Rico – To date, FEMA has obligated over $122 million to repair and rebuild public buildings represented in 215 projects. These funds will help municipal facilities, private nonprofits, hospitals, universities and other eligible entities recover successfully so they[…]

  • Region II Administrator Welcomes USNS Comfort Amid Coronavirus Outbreak

    Mar 31, 2020 | 00:03 am

    Region II Administrator Welcomes USNS Comfort Amid Coronavirus Outbreak Author: Regional Administrator Thomas Von Essen (Region II)The USNS Comfort arrives in New York City in support of the nation’s COVID-19 response efforts. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Sara Eshleman)Download OriginalIt really became personal for me when[…]

  • How You can Make a Difference

    Mar 27, 2020 | 19:03 pm

    Author: FEMA Public AffairsIn times of uncertainty, helping others can have a significant impact.  To make the most of your contributions, it’s important to follow these guidelines for donating and volunteering responsibly.  DonationsFinancial contributions to recognized organizations are the fastest, most[…]

  • FEMA Leads Whole-of-America Coronavirus Operations

    Mar 24, 2020 | 23:38 pm

    Author: FEMA Public AffairsFEMA continues taking aggressive and proactive steps to address the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. Under the direction of the White House Coronavirus Task Force, FEMA, the Department of Health and Human Services and our federal partners are working with state,[…]

  • Building a Culture of Cyber Preparedness

    Oct 28, 2019 | 16:31 pm

    Author: Daniel Kaniewski, PhDOctober is National Cybersecurity Awareness Month; a month to ensure all Americans are safer and more secure online. At FEMA, we are always focused on preparing ourselves, our partners, and the American people for the many threats and[…]

  • How Community Lifelines and Infrastructure Planning are Essential to Mitigation Plans

    Oct 23, 2019 | 16:15 pm

    Author: Angela R. GladwellOctober is National Community Planning Month. Community planners around the globe join the American Planning Association  in highlighting this year’s theme of “Planning for Infrastructure that Benefits All”.  This year, the focus is on how well-planned infrastructure projects[…]