Being "Red Cross Ready" is one way to ensure those you care about are prepared for an emergency. If you have one, be sure to follow your emergency plan. You may not always be together when these events take place and should have plans for making sure you are able to contact and find one another.
The Red Cross has several mobile apps available to place help in your hands in times of disaster.
How can family, friends, neighbors, and co-workers prepare for forecast flooding?
Pre-disaster action is different from getting prepared. Following your emergency plan is the first step once a disaster is imminent or has occurred.
When flooding is forecast, be sure to take steps to protect your family and friends, your home or business, and ensure you stay healthy and safe.
The primary way to learn of threats is through local television and radio news programs. However, there are several additional resources available.
With a little effort there are some steps that can be taken to minimize the damages caused to homes, buildings, farms, or ranches before a flood event.
You may rely on a sump pump or want to protect your property with sandbags below are tips for taking measures to protect your property.