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Resources for parents and teachers

Australian Red Cross has developed these resources to help teachers educate students from pre-school to year 12 about important emergency preparedness and recovery information.

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Australian Red Cross has developed these resources to help teachers educate students from pre-school to year 12 about important emergency preparedness and recovery information. If you intend to use these resources please also download this short evaluation survey. Completing the evaluation will help Red Cross to ensure we are providing schools with appropriate and high quality emergency preparedness and recovery resources. Your feedback is greatly appreciated.

Please email us for more information about these resources.

Prepare

Emergencies can happen at any time. They can be as large as a bushfire, flood or cyclone or as personal as a death in the family. But the better you prepare for them, the easier it is for you and your family to recover.

RediPlan preparedness program

RediPlan is a free disaster preparedness guide that will get you prepared for any emergency in four simple steps.

The Pillowcase Project

Delivered by Red Cross volunteers and staff, the workshop encourages children to be active participants in their own emergency preparedness.

Learn more

Get Ready! Children's activity book

Emergency RediPlan

Recover

We assist with community recovery by helping communities understand and plan their recovery process and advise governments and agencies on good practice in recovery.

Recovery lesson plans

After the emergency website

A website for young people recovering from an emergency

Visit the site

After the emergency book

A book to help kids cope with emergencies

Download PDF

After the emergency podcast

A collaboration between Red Cross, Triple J, Smiling Mind and other recovery experts to develop a podcast of new music and advice to help people who have experienced trauma.

Listen now

How to talk to children about emergencies 

Helping children and young people cope with crisis

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