Not sure what
to do during a disaster? The American Red Cross will have you covered.
Cincinnati Area Chapter of the American Red Cross is collaborating with the Hamilton
County EMA during to launch the "5 to Get Ready" campaign at the Disaster
Preparedness Fair on Saturday, August 24.
highlights National Preparedness Month, which is recognized every August.
Families will learn how to create disaster kits and tips on being prepared for
More than 30
agencies will be in attendance to show their individualized response during and
after a disaster, including the Cincinnati Fire Department. Coordinators hope
that families will recognize and adopt methods that can help during a time of
can strike at any time and making sure all household members know what to do in
an emergency is a family's best defense," said Trish Smitson, CEO of the
Greater Cincinnati-Dayton Region. "Our goal is to help families be
self-reliant by helping them make a plan and build a disaster kit."
Preparedness Fair will be from 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. at 2111 Dana Avenue, Cincinnati,
OH 45207 on Saturday, August 24. For more information about the Disaster Fair or the 5 to Get Ready
Campaign visit redcross.org/Cincinnati.