Be Ready App

PLEASE NOTE: This app is available for download on iOS and Android devices only. We apologize to those of you who wish to download on other platforms. Our Be Ready app was created through a third-party service provider who specializes in mobile app development. Their apps are tailored specifically for the two most universal types of smartphone devices, which include both iOS and Android.

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Be Ready App

House fires, floods, power outages, and even catastrophic earthquakes – whatever the disaster, the official Canadian Red Cross Be Ready app gives users instant access to the information needed in order to prepare for different emergency situations and to take action when a disaster strikes.

Working closely with the Weather Network, the app features an alert system and the ability to monitor and track weather developments, allowing users to prepare their homes and families for disasters. 



  • Receive geo-targeted notifications for a range of hazards.
  • Practical and useful preparedness information for a range of disasters and emergencies. 
  • Access to in-app information anytime, anywhere even without reception or an internet connection.
  • Interactive quizzes allow you to earn badges that you can share with your friends and colleagues.
  • Toolkit with additional features e.g. flashlight, strobe, and alarm.

Please take a moment and let us know what you think about our Be Ready App or view our Frequently Asked Questions page. Thank you!