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 Feb 23 @ 8:00AM - 06:00PM
G317 Basic Training
Sat Mar 02 @ 8:00AM - 06:00PM
G317 Basic Training Day 2
  • Get Home Repair Advice Feb. 26 - March 9 in Arecibo, Canóvanas, Salinas and Yauco

    Feb 21, 2019 | 21:22 pm

    GUAYNABO, Puerto Rico – Kmart and National Lumber have teamed with FEMA to provide residents of Puerto Rico with free information and tips on how to make homes safer and stronger from earthquakes and tsunamis.FEMA specialists will offer home improvement[…]

  • Don’t get scammed: Protect yourself from contractor fraud

    Feb 21, 2019 | 20:23 pm

    AUSTIN, Texas — Survivors of disasters like Hurricane Harvey can be targets. Scam artists will head to disaster areas to prey on people who have already endured terrible circumstances. Posing as building contractors and other fraudulent businesses, they will try[…]

  • Community Mitigation Resiliency Workshops in Whiteville and Chapel Hill

    Feb 21, 2019 | 19:11 pm

    RALEIGH, N.C. – Before Hurricane Florence arrived, you may have thought your home would never flood. At community mitigation resiliency workshops, FEMA flood mitigation specialists will help you find your home on the floodplain map and explain what that means[…]

  • Disaster Recovery Center in Port St. Joe to Close Feb. 26

    Feb 21, 2019 | 17:57 pm

    TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – The State/FEMA disaster recovery center in Gulf County will close at 6 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 26.  Most of the same services are available by going online to or calling the FEMA Helpline at 800-621-3362 or 800-462-7585[…]

  • FEMA Approves $54 Million for North Carolina's Implementation of STEP Program

    Feb 20, 2019 | 22:37 pm

    RALEIGH, N.C. – The Federal Emergency Management Agency has approved $54 million to the North Carolina Office of Emergency Management for instituting the Sheltering and Temporary Essential Power (STEP) program following Hurricane Florence, which struck the area in September 2018. 

  • 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[…]

  • Collaborating to Make Stronger Emergency Managers

    Aug 8, 2018 | 19:57 pm

    Collaborating to Make Stronger Emergency Managers Author: Andrew SlatenFEMA and Mexico’s National Center for Disaster Prevention (CENAPRED) conducted a 3-day summit on emergency management training and education on the EMI campus.  With support from USNORTHCOM, FEMA and CENAPRED will be entering into a long-term collaboration to strengthen[…]