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INTRODUCTION

While the Red Cross and our partners are committed to lending a helping hand to those in need, assistance may be delayed in times of disaster. That's why it's important for your family to Be Red Cross Ready by completing three easy steps:

  1. Get a Kit
  2. Make a Plan
  3. Be Informed

The American Red Cross is a volunteer-led, humanitarian organization that helps people prevent, prepare for, and respond to emergencies. When the inevitable strikes, it's often Red Cross volunteers that provide relief to victims. Did you know that the American Red Cross responds to about 70,000 disasters each year?