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 22 @ 8:00AM - 06:00PM
G-317 Day 1
Sat Feb 29 @ 8:00AM - 06:00PM
G-317 Day 2
  • FEMA Awards $2,162,080 Grant to St. Joseph County|

    Jan 23, 2020 | 21:57 pm

    CHICAGO – The U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has released $2,162,080 in Pre-Disaster Mitigation (PDM) funds to St. Joseph County, Ind., for the acquisition and demolition of 16 floodprone structures.

  • Deadline to Register for Federal Disaster Assistance Approaching

    Jan 23, 2020 | 21:07 pm

    SIOUX FALLS, SD – The deadline for residents with damage from the September severe storms, tornadoes and flooding to register with the Federal Emergency Management Agency is Friday, January 31, 2020.Since the Nov. 18 declaration, more than $12.2 million in[…]

  • Ten More Puerto Rico Municipalities Eligible for Individual Assistance

    Jan 22, 2020 | 20:41 pm

    CAGUAS, Puerto Rico – Ten more municipalities that were affected by the recent earthquakes that began in December have been designated as eligible for FEMA’s Individual Assistance program.

  • FEMA Obligates Over $39.5 Million for the Vieques Community Health Center

    Jan 21, 2020 | 19:46 pm

    GUAYNABO, Puerto Rico – The Susan Centeno community health center in Vieques, known locally as a CDT, will receive over $39.5 million in funds from FEMA as a result of damage caused by Hurricane María.  

  • Unincorporated Island County Facing Potential National Flood Insurance Program Probation

    Jan 21, 2020 | 19:10 pm

    BOTHELL, Wash. – Unincorporated Island County, Wash., will be placed on probationary status with the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) on March 30 unless deficiencies in its floodplain management program are corrected. The county must also address violations of the[…]

  • 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[…]

  • Financially Prepare for a Disaster

    Sep 26, 2019 | 18:32 pm

    Author: David I Maurstad, Deputy Associate Administrator, Federal Insurance and Mitigation AdministrationIt only takes one storm, one flash flood, or one inch of water to cause significant damage to a home or business. September marks National Preparedness Month – a reminder[…]

  • Prepared, Not Scared

    Sep 19, 2019 | 14:30 pm

    Author: Daniel Kaniewski, PhDNational Preparedness Month is every September when we focus on preparing ourselves, our families, and our communities for the disasters and emergencies that can happen where we live, work, and visit. This month we encourage everyone to take[…]

  • Residents in Hurricane Dorian’s Path Urged to Prepare Now

    Aug 31, 2019 | 17:03 pm

    Author: FEMA Public AffairsAs the storm track and severity of Hurricane Dorian changes, it’s important for those in its forecasted path to stay alert to the dangers it could bring. Pay attention to the forecast in your area, and be prepared to[…]


Sachse CERT is a sponsored program of the Sachse Citizen Corps Council, a 501(c)(3) recognized charitable organization.


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