From hurricanes to winter storms and home fires, the Red Cross can help you prepare for disasters. We have several preparedness classes and resources for you to get prepared. Check them out!
Adult Preparedness Programs
The Red Cross Greater New York Region offers a variety of programs to help adults and children better prepare for emergencies.
Children’s Safety and Preparedness Programs
The Red Cross Greater New York Region offers a variety of programs to help children learn the importance of health and safety from an early age.
Citizen's Preparedness Corps (CPC) Training
In partnership with New York State
In partnership with New York State, the Red Cross is providing free emergency preparedness training entitled: Prepare, Respond, Recover: What to do When Disaster Strikes.
Prepare the Town
Prepare the Town is a day-long community event featuring safety courses, family readiness training, service opportunities, refreshments, prizes, and more. Prepare the Town is
free to the public and open to residents of all ages.
Take 3 Simple Steps
Greater New York is no stranger to extreme weather. Preparing to weather the next storm is as easy as 1-2-3!
Learn the essential supplies to put in your family's Get a Kit: . survival kit
Make a Plan: for you and your family in case of an emergency. Plan effectively
Understand Be Informed: are likely to occur in your area and what you must know to stay safe. which disasters
Learn About Home Fire Safety
The American Red Cross Home Fire Campaign helps save lives by installing free smoke alarms in homes that don't have them, and by educating people about home fire safety.