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  • Red Cross North Texas Preparedness

Are you prepared for an emergency?

Do you and your family know the safest place to go in case of a tornado?

Do you have important items gathered into an emergency preparedness kit?

How will you communicate and reconnect with your family, friends and people in your life after a disaster?
There are simple steps you can take to make sure you, your family and your workplace are prepared for emergencies big and small, and the American Red Cross in here to help!

Request a Presentation

Are your family, school, co-workers and community prepared for an emergency? Attend a free class or schedule a presentation to get your community prepared before disaster strikes.

The American Red Cross North Texas Region offers several types of emergency preparedness presentations that can be scheduled for any type of organization including schools, faith-based organizations, businesses, government entities, neighborhood associations and non-profits.

To schedule a presentation, please choose one of the tabs below that shows the area closest to you and fill out the corresponding Request a Presention form.

Dallas Area

REQUEST A PRESENTATION here for one of the following counties:

Dallas, Ellis, Erath, Hood, Johnson, Kaufman, Navarro, Palo Pinto, Parker, Rockwall, Somervell & Tarrant.

East Texas

REQUEST A PRESENTATION here if you are in one of the following counties:

Anderson, Cherokee, Gregg, Harrison, Henderson, Panola, Rusk, Smith, Upshur, Van Zandt & Wood

Northeast Texas

REQUEST A PRESENTATION here if you are in one of the following counties:

Bowie, Camp, Cass, Delta, Franklin, Hopkins, Lamar, Marion, Morris, Rains, Red River, Titus

Texas South Plains

REQUEST A PRESENTATION here for the following counties:

Bailey, Cochran, Crosby, Dickens, Floyd, Garza, Hale, Hockley, King, Lamb, Lubbock, Lynn, Motley, Terry, Yoakum.

Texoma Area

REQUEST A PRESENTATION here for the following counties:

Collin, Cooke, Denton, Fannin, Grayson, Hunt, Montague & Wise counties.

Texas Panhandle

REQUEST A PRESENTATION here for the following counties:

Armstrong, Briscoe, Carson, Castro, Childress, Collingsworth, Dallam, Deaf Smith, Donley, Gray, Hall, Hansford, Hartley, Hemphill, Hutchinson, Lipscomb, Moore, Ochiltree, Oldham, Parmer, Potter, Randall, Roberts, Sherman, Swisher & Wheeler.

Texas Big Country

REQUEST A PRESENTATION here for the following counties:

Archer, Baylor, Brown, Callahan, Clay, Coke, Coleman, Comanche, Concho, Cottle, Eastland, Fisher, Foard , Hardeman, Haskell, Jack, Jones, Kent, Knox, McCulloch, Mills, Mitchell, Nolan, Runnels, San Saba, Schleicher, Scurry, Shackelford, Stephens, Stonewall, Taylor, Throckmorton, Tom Green, Wichita, Wilbarger & Young counties.

Ways to Get & Stay Prepared

American Red Cross disaster preparedness kit

Preparedness Tool Kit

The Red Cross has many tools to help keep you and your loved ones safe. From detailed information about how to plan for specific events, or more general information about preparedness, you can find it here.

Red Cross Apps

Red Cross Apps

The Red Cross offers several mobile apps that put life-saving information at your fingertips. Free apps like Tornado, First Aid and Flood are available in English and Spanish. Each app provides expert tips for everyday emergencies on your iPhone and Android devices.

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Prepare Your Workplace

Learn how to prepare your workplace for a disaster and ensure employees have the tools to help co-workers who may need immediate, emergency care. Join the free American Red Cross Ready Rating™ program and get your business or school prepared!


Prepare Your Family

Get your family Red Cross Ready in case of an emergency. Get a kit, make a plan, be informed.

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Home Fire Prevention

Home fires are the single most common disaster the Red Cross responds to, but unlike many other disasters, they can be prevented! Reduce your risk of home fire and keep your family safe!