Emergencies and disasters
Information and tools to help you and your community prepare for a disaster and find out how Red Cross helps during and after a disaster.
Cyclone Gabrielle support
Our New Zealand Disaster Fund hub offers ways to get support for recent weather events.
Caring for yourself and others
Practical information to help you care for yourself and others after a disaster such as this year’s severe weather events, including ways to get financial support.
Prepare for a disaster – get Good and Ready
Our Good and Ready programme is a step-by-step guide to help you be better prepared for an emergency or disaster.
The Hazard App is a free mobile app for Android or iOS, to help you identify hazards, reduce risks and stay informed when you need it most.
During and after a disaster
When a disaster or emergency happens, we're ready to go. We provide assistance and support when needed — to help communities anywhere in the country.
Other NZ disaster support
Find out about the work we do every day to help vulnerable people all around New Zealand, including our emergency response to Cyclone Gabrielle and the northern floods.
Overseas disaster support
In times of natural disasters, conflict, and other emergencies, we respond to the needs of vulnerable people around the world such as those impacted by the devasting earthquakes in Türkiye Syria.