Disasters happen every day. While you may be unable to prevent disasters, you can take steps to be prepared for them and to reduce their effects. The Red Cross can help. Learn how to protect your home and loved ones by making a plan, learning about the hazards, assembling a disaster kit and learning what to do when a disaster strikes. Visit www.redcross.org/prepare.
Community Disaster Education
Make a Kit, Have a Plan, and Stay Informed. Let Atlanta’s Red Cross can help you prepare for and respond to disasters through a community disaster education class. For more information, contact Shakealia.Finley@redcross.org.
Community Disaster Education Volunteers
Help make your community safer and more prepared by becoming a local Community Disaster Education presenter. Share practical information and materials with schools, churches, civic groups and neighborhood associations or at community events. Become a volunteer.
The American Red Cross Pillowcase Project is a preparedness education program for children in grades 3 – 5, which teaches students about personal and family preparedness, local hazards, and basic coping skills. Learn more....
Home Fire Preparedness
Georgia volunteers and supporters are joining local efforts by installing home smoke alarms in high-risk areas. Learn more....