Are you prepared for an emergency? What will you do if you have to evacuate your home during a fire or a flood? What if you are unable to return home after an earthquake? 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, your family and your community can take to ensure you are prepared for any type of disaster. The Red Cross is here to help.
Disaster can strike at any time. Whether it’s a house fire at 3 a.m. or a 9.0 magnitude earthquake at 3 p.m., a single disaster can change your physical, emotional and financial health in a matter of seconds. And while the American Red Cross and other partner agencies work 365 days a year to prevent and respond to emergencies, disaster preparedness starts with you.
Preparedness Resource Guide
Our resource guide will guide you through the steps you and your family need to follow to be self-sufficient after a major disaster. It will inform you about your disaster risks, walk you through making a family disaster plan and guide you step-by-step in creating a disaster kit. Download it here:
Prepare! A Resource Guide
Preparate! Guia de Recurso