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

Wed Jul 03 @ 5:00PM - 11:00PM
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  • FEMA Releases PrepTalk on Effective Emergency Communication

    Jun 18, 2019 | 20:57 pm

    WASHINGTON — FEMA and its emergency management partners released Claudine Jaenichen’s “Visual + Effective Communication for Emergency Information” today.

  • President Donald J. Trump Approves Major Disaster Declaration for Ohio

    Jun 18, 2019 | 20:43 pm

    WASHINGTON – FEMA announced that federal disaster assistance has been made available to the state of Ohio to supplement state and local recovery efforts in the areas affected by severe storms, straight-line winds, tornadoes, flooding, and landslides beginning on May[…]

  • Federal Aid Programs for the State of Ohio

    Jun 18, 2019 | 20:43 pm

    Following is a summary of key federal disaster aid programs that can be made available as needed and warranted under President Donald J. Trump's disaster declaration issued for the state of Ohio.Assistance for Affected Individuals and Families Can Include as[…]

  • Oklahoma Flooding Prompts Insurance Claims, What to Expect During Process

    Jun 18, 2019 | 20:33 pm

    Oklahoma City, OK –– Oklahoma residents with flood insurance through the National Flood Insurance Program are beginning to make claims on their flood-damaged properties and should be aware of what to expect during the claims process. Statewide, there have been[…]

  • State/FEMA Disaster Recovery Center Opens in Rosebud

    Jun 18, 2019 | 16:47 pm

    PIERRE, SD – The State of South Dakota and the Federal Emergency Management Agency have opened a disaster recovery center on the Rosebud Reservation to offer in-person support to individuals and businesses impacted by the severe winter storms and flooding[…]

  • Pet Preparedness: 10 Items you’ll Need for your Pets Hurricane Emergency Kit

    Jun 13, 2019 | 16:08 pm

    Author: Jessica GeraciAmid rushed evacuations, strong winds, and approaching floodwaters of a disaster, chaos often ensues, forcing families to make impossible decisions about the animals that are part of their families.  It’s never easy to leave a pet behind but often,[…]

  • Drop, Cover and Hold On with “Molly and the Earthquake”

    May 1, 2019 | 17:30 pm

    Author: Cindy ClarkThe children sat in rapt attention, their faces upturned, hanging on the words being read aloud from the book, “Molly and the Earthquake.”Tilting the book so all could see the pastel-colored illustrations, the woman continues to read.“Children, it feels[…]

  • 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[…]