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About Community Emergency Response Team

Community Emergency Response Team or CERT is a community based non-profit and public beneficiary organization based in Centurion and its sole purpose is to serve the community. We provide lifesaving emergency services to the community and render Emergency Medical, Firefighting and Rescue support services to all existing Emergency services. Our services are provided at no cost and are not limited in any way by factors such as financial status and or discriminative towards any person or living creature.

CERT was founded in 2014 by Ruan Heyns, Herman De Vries and George Deysel. We share one common interest and that is to save lives and serve our community in any way possible. We are passionate about people and love the emergency services profession. Our dream is to build a unique organization that can become self-sustainable and grow to become a well-known brand, associated with community service and with saving lives.

Registrations & Compliance

Community Emergency Response Team is registered as a Non-Profit organizations (NPO 171-507) at the Department of Social Development and is also registered as a Public Beneficiary Organization (PBO 930053425) at South African Revenue Service (SARS) and have been approved and awarded our Section 18A status in terms of the SARS income tax Act 58 of 1962.

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Aims & Objectives

Our objective is to create a long-standing, good relationship with the community, existing emergency services and companies in our area. CERT will aid in improving the service provided by the various emergency departments and sense of security and safety within the community as a whole. Many aspects of community safety and security will receive attention and be optimized for the maximum benefit to the community. Factors that play a large role in improving the services delivery within the community include:

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CERT’s vision is to be a non-racist, non-discriminatory Organization that provides unconditional high quality, fast and effective emergency service to the people in Communities throughout South Africa.

We envision, playing a significant role in saving people’s lives during emergency situations and to create opportunities for people to grow and develop new skills to counter unemployment and Poverty.

Furthermore, we see our organization as becoming a familiar sight in our communities, working hand in hand with other similar non-governmental and governmental organizations to build a better South Africa for all.

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Our mission is to render lifesaving medical, fire and rescue services to all living beings great or small and ensure that we always provide only the highest standard of care with quality equipment and dedicated staff and Volunteers.

We will tirelessly work to serve our community and ensuring their well being and the growth and development of our future generations.

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Community Emergency Response Team is committed to:

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