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.
Mar 22, 2018 | 19:43 pm
ORLANDO, Fla. – Floridians should consider buying flood insurance now while it’s dry.Typically, a policy does not take effect until 30 days after the date of purchase. Buying and maintaining flood insurance now will help protect Floridians financially from storm[…]Read more...
Mar 22, 2018 | 17:08 pm
GUAYNABO, Puerto Rico – When natural disasters occur, it is common to find people who want to take advantage of survivors by posing as official disaster aid workers or as relatives trying to help survivors complete their applications.FEMA encourages survivors[…]Read more...
Mar 21, 2018 | 15:08 pm
BATON ROUGE, LA — The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) is announcing funding awards for two Louisiana communities for projects related to Hurricane Katrina and Hurricane Gustav. FEMA’s Hazard Mitigation Program provides federal funds to eligible communities after a presidential[…]Read more...
Mar 21, 2018 | 13:35 pm
WARNER ROBINS, Ga. — In the six months since Hurricane Irma made landfall in Georgia, $91,553,288 in disaster assistance has been provided to individuals and businesses in seven counties. An additional $8,290,828 has been provided to local, county and state[…]Read more...
Mar 21, 2018 | 12:11 pm
GUAYNABO, Puerto Rico – The disaster recovery center in Arroyo will cease operations at noon on Thursday, March 22. Location: Teatro Renacimiento Calle Morse Intersección #7 Calle Arizona Arroyo, PR 00714 Closing: 12:00p.m., Thursday, March 22 Language EnglishRead more...
Mar 15, 2018 | 19:35 pm
Author: Brock LongToday I released FEMA’s 2018-2022 Strategic Plan, not just to guide FEMA as an Agency as we lead the way to a more resilient nation, but to serve as a strategy and an anchor for the whole community.We cannot[…]Read more...
Mar 15, 2018 | 16:08 pm
Author: Kirsten Roth A private home in the process of being elevated. Mark Wolfe/FEMADownload OriginalIf there is one thing FEMA Hazard Mitigation Assistance Branch Chiefs Karen Helbrecht, Michael Hillenburg and Anna Pudlo have in common, it’s their desire to build stronger[…]Read more...
Mar 9, 2018 | 19:48 pm
Author: Gelin Gil RomanView in FEMA Multimedia LibraryWhen drivers from Estes trucking arrived in Puerto Rico, little did they know the disaster would change their lives. As if delivering life-saving commodities to devastated communities wasn’t hard enough, the team came face[…]Read more...
Mar 6, 2018 | 17:23 pm
Author: Renita HoslerThis year marks the 30-year anniversary since the Robert T. Stafford Act was amended to include funding for hazard mitigation grants as a way to help communities recover and rebuild after a Presidentially-declared disaster. In the last three decades,[…]Read more...
Feb 23, 2018 | 22:20 pm
Author: Gelin Gil RomanView in FEMA Multimedia LibraryAs Carmen Delgado hammers vigorously to knock down a wall, her brother José E. Delgado shovels and mixes concrete, while their father Don José Delgado works alongside to repair their two homes in the[…]Read more...