What would you do in the event of an emergency or a disaster? Where would you go? What would you
take with you? How would you find your family? How will you know if your children are safe?
What would you do without water, gas, electricity or telephones? These are basic, important
questions. When disaster strikes, you may not have much time to act. That’s why you need to
prepare now. You need to Be Red Cross Ready
Be Red Cross Ready
consists of three steps:
If you take these steps now, not only will you be prepared for emergencies but you will help
your entire community be that much safer. Natural or human-caused disasters can strike suddenly,
at any time and anywhere. You need to be prepared to take care of yourself and your family for
at least three days. Help may be delayed in times of disaster and knowing what to do is your
best protection and your responsibility.