Hazards

Download the Red Cross Hazards app

Get emergency alerts. Send I AM SAFE messages for friends and family. Monitor up to five locations (such as the home, the bach and the kids at uni). Step-by-step guides to assembling emergency survival items, making a getaway kit and creating a household emergency plan. Pre-loaded guides in case you lose mobile coverage.

And because it's just that cool, the app has a disaster toolkit including a torch, audible alarm and a strobe light (Yeah baby, bring on the 80s dance music).

Download the app free from the App Store or Google Play store on your smart phone.

Emergency information can also be found on this website,  FacebookTwitter. and your local radio station.

What sort of hazards do we have in the Waikato region?

Select an icon below for more details about the hazard, where it may occur, and how it may affect you.

Climate change
Climate change
Coastal erosion
Coastal erosion
Drought
Drought
Earthquake
Earthquake
Fire
Fire
Flood
Flood
Geothermal
Geothermal
Hazardous substance
Hazardous substance
Infrastructure
Infrastructure
Landslip
Landslip
Pandemic
Pandemic
Severe weather
Severe weather
Tornado
Tornado
Tsunami
Tsunami
Volcanic eruption
Volcanic eruption