New Braunfels Community Emergency Response Team information
Who? The New Braunfels Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) is an organization of federally trained volunteers.
What? CERT is a community-based emergency preparedness organization and is FEMA supported.
Where? The primary geographical support area is New Braunfels Texas and the immediate surrounding communities.
When? CERT training is mostly about post-disaster search and rescue. However, the goal is to prepare the entire community way before disaster strikes.
Why? New Braunfels Texas is located in part of "Flash Flood Alley". The area has suffered many flash floods throughout recorded history.
How? The team provides education, information, and training to the public at large. They also help organize training for future CERT volunteers.
Good Samaritans! When called to action, these volunteers respond by utilizing their knowledge, skills and training to save lives and help the community.