• Preparedness Programs

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    Be Red Cross Ready (individuals and families)


    Do you know what to do to help keep your family safe in an emergency? Would you know what supplies you need in case the power goes out or what documents you should have on hand if you need to evacuate your home? From flooding to wildfires, emergency preparedness begins with three simple actions: Get a Kit, Make a Plan, Be Informed. Take the interactive Be Red Cross Ready online presentation and learn how. Get started now.

    Ready Rating™ (businesses, schools, and organizations)


    Communities depend on businesses, organizations and schools to be resilient in the event of an emergency. The Ready Rating™ program is designed to help these important groups help make their communities stronger by becoming better prepared for emergencies. If you represent a business, school or organization, join now.

    Masters of Disaster® (K-8 students)


    Masters of Disaster® is a disaster education curriculum centered on a series of ready-to-go lesson plans to help youth learn disaster safety and preparedness information. The Masters of Disaster® Family Kit contains fun activities that help everyone in the home learn preparedness. The Masters of Disaster® Educator’s Kit contains lessons, activities, and demonstrations on disaster-related topics that meet national educational standards and are specifically tailored for lower elementary (K–2), upper elementary (3–5) and middle school (6–8) classes.

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