Be Ready App

Be prepared when disaster strikes. Download the FREE Be Ready Red Cross app, in the Apple App Store or Google Play.

First Aid App

Be Ready for Emergencies

House fires, floods, power outages, and even catastrophic earthquakes – whatever the disaster, the official Canadian Red Cross Be Ready app helps you and your family be prepared for different emergency situations and to take action when a disaster strikes. Get instant access to tips and information through your mobile device.



  • 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!

NOTE: This app is available for download on iOS and Android devices only. Our Be Ready app was created through a third-party service provider and was tailored specifically for the two most universal types of smartphone devices, iOS and Android.