Are you ready for an emergency?

A new app, jointly created by Australian Red Cross and general insurer IAG, is making it easier for you to prepare for an emergency.

Called Get Prepared, the app aims to help keep personal emergency plans close to hand.

Hawkesbury City Council is encouraging residents to prepare and stay safe in a disaster or a time of crisis by downloading and completing the emergency plan available on the Get Prepared app, the Mayor of Hawkesbury, Councillor Barry Calvert said.

“The app helps you connect with your key support people, accomplish simple tasks to make you and your loved ones safer, and protect the things that matter most to you,” Mayor Calvert said.

Get Prepared is a free and easy to use, one-stop tool to help you prepare for any type of emergency. You can:

/Public Release. View in full here.