Training & Exercises Resources


How to Conduct a Drill

  • 27 January 2017
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Use this checklist to prepare, develop, and evaluate a drill. Adapt and customize it to meet the needs of your organization. Refer to the hazard specific Quick Drills for easy to follow, scenario specific tabletop drills.

Training Your Staff For The Unexpected

  • 21 April 2016
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As the owner, manager, or a representative of your organization, you have taken some steps to prepare your business for an emergency. You have joined the American Red Cross Ready Rating® Program and may have even created have an Emergency Action Plan using the Emergency Action Template Generator. But is the rest of your organization ready? Training staff for the unexpected can be critical to making sure your business is truly prepared.

Fact Sheet: Landslide Safety

  • 8 September 2015
  • Author: WebTeam
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Landslides have occurred in almost every state and can cause significant damage. Most landslides are caused by natural forces or events, such as heavy rain and snow melt, earthquake shaking, volcanic eruptions and gravity. Learn how to prepare if you are in an area that is at risk for landslides, what to do if a landslide is occurring or is imminent, and what to do afterwards.

Emergency Contact Card

  • 8 September 2015
  • Author: WebTeam
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Print out a card for every member of your household. Fill in your emergency contact information and carry this card with you to reference in the event of a disaster or other emergency.

Be Red Cross Ready Website

  • 8 September 2015
  • Author: WebTeam
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This interactive website can provide a lot of useful information! Learn how to get a kit, make a plan and be informed about emergencies and disasters. The site has a tool that allows you to generate a customized shopping list to help you put your kit together and a personalized emergency plan that you can email to your friends and family. You can also view short video clips on performing CPR, caring for a conscious choking victim and using an AED. 
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