The American Red Cross New Jersey Region offers a variety of virtual programs to help adults and children be better prepared for emergencies.
Learn to be “Red Cross Ready” in our new online format from the comfort of your own home!
Our free preparedness education sessions are designed to help you understand, prepare for and respond appropriately to disasters big and small.
Be Red Cross Ready for ages 14-99
Prepárate con la Cruz Roja para edades de 14 a 99
Prepare With Pedro for grades K-2
All you need is a laptop or smart phone to access the online classroom and to set aside some time on your calendar. Read below to find the class that's right for you!
Be Red Cross Ready
Trained Red Cross subject matter experts present basic preparedness information including how to make or build a preparedness kit, make an emergency plan with your family and learn what to do before, during and after disasters of all kinds, including the COVID-19 pandemic.
Prepárate con la Cruz Roja
Edades de 14+
Expertos capacitados en el tema de la Cruz Roja presentan información básica de preparación en español, incluyendo cómo crear o preparar un kit de preparación, cómo elaborar un plan de emergencia con su familia y recomendaciones de qué hacer antes, durante y después de los desastres de todo tipo, incluyendo la pandemia COVID-19.
Prepare with Pedro
Prepare with Pedro is a 30-minute preparedness education program for grades K-2 that teaches students how to BE PREPARED and TAKE ACTION for either home fires or a local hazard while reading a story featuring a penguin named Pedro. Students learn a coping skill and receive a storybook to share what they have learned at home. Perfect for schools and after-school programs.
Be Red Cross Ready - Hurricanes presentation:
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Prepárate con la Cruz Roja - Huracán:
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Be Red Cross Ready - Prepare with Pedro presentation:
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Check Out Our Disaster Mobile Apps
Disaster Apps deliver expert information
when and where you need it most.
Download the Emergency App!
This all-inclusive app lets you monitor more than 35 different severe weather and emergency alerts, to help keep you and your loved ones safe.
Disponible en español
Or text: "GETEMERGENCY" to 90999
**Compatible with Apple Watch and Android Wearable devices
Download the Monster Guard App!
For kids aged 7-11. This app teaches preparedness for real-life emergencies at home with the help of Maya, Chad, Olivia and all the monsters.
Or text: "MONSTER" to 90999
Build an Emergency Preparedness Kit
Being prepared means being equipped with the proper supplies you may need in the event of an emergency or disaster.
Build a Survival Kit
Learn about the basic supplies you need to be prepared for emergencies and build your own survival kit.