Red Cross – Prepare the Town: Preparedness Corps(CPC) - English

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Teens, Adults
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Allowed Ages: 13 to 17

Program Description

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In partnership with New York State, the Red Cross is providing free emergency preparedness training entitled: Prepare, Respond, Recover: What to do When Disaster Strikes. The training gives a comprehensive overview on how to prepare for natural and man-made disasters and how to respond to and recover from them. Each training session lasts 45-90 minutes and is available for students in grades 7-12, as well as teachers and parents. Be Red Cross Ready is a national, standardized, free preparedness education curriculum for adults taught by a certified presenter. The program curriculum is designed to help people understand, prepare for, and respond appropriately to disasters The curriculum includes an introductory module on emergency preparedness with the option to include one or more modules on a relevant local hazard. In all, 12 local hazard modules have been created including: Home Fire, Hurricane, Earthquake, Flood, Tsunami, Tornado, Wildfire, Extreme Heat, Thunderstorm, Winter Storm, Volcano, and Landslide.