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Do you know what to do during a disaster? Attend a preparedness event in your neighborhood.
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Interactive Quiz and Guide
Interactive Quiz and Guide

When disaster strikes, you're only helpless if you don't know what to do. This interactive step-by-step guide will help everyone in your family be better prepared.
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Preparedness Tips
Emergencies can strike quickly, without warning, and at any time. Being prepared can be the key to staying safe.
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Programs for Businesses
Protect your most valuable assets: your employees. Consider the cost of an accident or illness, the peril and chaos of a disaster and you'll see that Red Cross training is an investment that pays for itself.
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Programs for Children
Programs for Children

• First Aid for Children Today (F.A.C.T)
• Basic Aid Training
• Scrubby Bear Hand Washing Program
• Water Habits Are Learned Early
FAQ About Getting Prepared
• Can a Red Cross representative deliver a presentation at my location?
• Where can I obtain Red Cross educational materials (such as brochures and pamphlets)?
• Are the educational materials free of charge?
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