Severe weather can strike at any time. As forecasters predict a chance of severe weather conditions this week in Texas, the American Red Cross has resources to help residents prepare for the worst.
Guides on what to do before, during and after a tornado or severe storm are always available on redcross.org. You can use checklists to gather supplies and make sure your family has a plan, and even get clarifications on severe weather myths and facts.
GET STARTED The Red Cross has a number of resources to make it easy for households and businesses to get started.
A series of award-winning, mobile apps has been developed that provide expert, emergency information when and where you need it. Users have access to real-time information at their fingertips for events like tornadoes, hurricanes, wildfires and earthquakes. Lives have been saved by people receiving warnings and alerts which allowed them to quickly gather their family members and head to their safe place.
Ready Rating™ is a free, web-based program designed to help businesses, organizations and schools become better prepared for emergencies. Members complete a self assessment of their current readiness level and receive immediate, customized feedback with resources to improve their scores. First Aid Emergency Drills help businesses train their staff for emergencies and disasters.