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As part of its preparedness mission, Ready Houston produces videos, handouts, and trainings to promote preparedness among residents of the Houston region. All of these items are available free-of-charge, and many are available on this website.

Any items listed for download on this site can also be provided in a hard-copy form (DVD for videos, paper pamphlet or brochure for PDF files). In addition, materials not listed on this site may also be availble. Email us for more information on ordering copies of Ready Houston materials.

Click on the section headings below to view the different video categories. For help downloading videos to your computer, please view our download instructions.

ARE YOU READY?

The "Are You Ready?" series of videos is designed to help residents of the Houston region prepare for disasters. Available in multiple languages, the video lasts about 15 minutes. A one-minute preview version is available in English only.

Also available are tri-fold brochures that summarize the videos' contents. These brochures are available in multiple languages.

Are You Ready?
Are You Ready?
An overview of how residents of the Houston Region can make themselves ready for disasters. English version (15:46).
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Are You Ready?
Are You Ready?
An overview of how residents of the Houston Region can make themselves ready for disasters. English version with subtitles (15:46).
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Are You Ready?
Are You Ready?
An overview of how residents of the Houston Region can make themselves ready for disasters. American Sign Language version (15:49).
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Are You Ready?
Are You Ready? (One-Minute Preview)
An overview of how residents of the Houston Region can make themselves ready for disasters. English version with subtitles (1:09).
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¿Estás listo?
¿Estás listo?
Información sobre cómo residentes de Houston pueden prepararse para los desastres. Versión en Español/Spanish version (15:46).
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¿Estás listo?
¿Estás listo?
Información sobre cómo residentes de Houston pueden prepararse para los desastres. Versión en Español con subtítulos/Spanish subtitled version (15:46).
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Bạn đã sẵn sàng?
Bạn đã sẵn sàng?
Không có người nào muốn nghĩ đến các thảm họa, nhưng chúng vẫn xảy ra tại đây,cũng như ở mọi nơi trên thế giới. Điều đáng biết là chúng ta có chuẩn bị chưa, để trải qua các thảm họa này? Tiếng Việt/Vietnamese version (15:46).
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Bạn đã sẵn sàng?
Bạn đã sẵn sàng?
Không có người nào muốn nghĩ đến các thảm họa, nhưng chúng vẫn xảy ra tại đây,cũng như ở mọi nơi trên thế giới. Điều đáng biết là chúng ta có chuẩn bị chưa, để trải qua các thảm họa này? Tiếng Việt với phụ đề/Vietnamese subtitled version (15:46).
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准备好了吗?
准备好了吗?
没人喜欢想到灾难. 但是与世界其它每个地方一样, 这里也会发生灾难. 问题在于-您是否做好灾后生存的准备? 中文/Chinese version (15:46).
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准备好了吗?
准备好了吗?
没人喜欢想到灾难. 但是与世界其它每个地方一样, 这里也会发生灾难. 问题在于-您是否做好灾后生存的准备? 中文字幕/Chinese subtitled version (15:46).
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MAKE THE CALL

Make the Call is a terrorism awareness program. Versions are available for civilians or employees. A video specific to Improvised Explosive Devices is also available.

The videos can be used by themselves or as part of a workplace training program. Printed materials for the training program are available.

Make the Call
Make the Call - Civilian Version
Learn about the signs of terrorism and when you should make the call. English version (6:17).
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Make the Call
Make the Call - Civilian Version
Learn about the signs of terrorism and when you should make the call. English subtitled version (6:17).
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Make the Call
Make the Call - Employee Version
Employees can learn to recognize signs of possible terrorist activity in the workplace. English version (7:23).
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Make the Call
Make the Call - IED Version
Learn about Improvised Explosive Devices and how you can make the call. English version (7:32).
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Actué
Actué - Versión para civiles
Conozca los signos de terrorismo y cuándo debe actuar. Versión en Español/Spanish version (6:17).
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Actué
Actué - Versión para civiles
Conozca los signos de terrorismo y cuándo debe actuar. Versión en Español con subtítulos/Spanish subtitled version (6:17).
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Actué
Actué - Versión para empleados
Los empleados pueden aprender a reconocer los signos de terrorismo en el lugar de trabajo. Versión en Español/Spanish version (7:23).
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Actué
Actué - Artefactos Explosivos Improvisados
Aprenda acerca de los Artefactos Explosivos Improvisados y cómo se puede actuar. Versión en Español/Spanish version (7:32).
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RUN. HIDE. FIGHT.®

Do you know what to do in the event of an active shooter? The "Run. Hide. Fight.®" videos provide the information you need to survive an active shooter event.

Run. Hide. Fight.®
Run. Hide. Fight.®
Surviving an active shooter event. English version (5:56).
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Run. Hide. Fight.®
Run. Hide. Fight.®
Surviving an active shooter event. English version with subtitles (5:56).
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Corra. Escóndase. Pelee.
Corra. Escóndase. Pelee.
Cómo sobrevivir un tiroteo. Versión en Español/Spanish version (5:56).
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Corra. Escóndase. Pelee.
Corra. Escóndase. Pelee.
Cómo sobrevivir un tiroteo. Versión en Español con subtítulos/Spanish subtitled version (5:56).
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Bỏ chạy. Ẩn nấp. Chiến đấu.
Bỏ chạy. Ẩn nấp. Chiến đấu.
Sống sót trong vụ bắn súng đang diễn ra. Tiếng Việt/Vietnamese version (5:55).
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Bỏ chạy. Ẩn nấp. Chiến đấu.
Bỏ chạy. Ẩn nấp. Chiến đấu.
Sống sót trong vụ bắn súng đang diễn ra. Tiếng Việt với phụ đề/Vietnamese subtitled version (5:55).
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逃跑. 隐藏. 搏斗.
逃跑. 隐藏. 搏斗.
活跃枪手事件的求生之道. 中文/Chinese version (5:56).
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逃跑. 隐藏. 搏斗.
逃跑. 隐藏. 搏斗.
活跃枪手事件的求生之道. 中文字幕/Chinese subtitled version (5:56).
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TOGETHER AGAINST THE WEATHER

Together Against the Weather is a regional program promoting preparedness among those with access and functional needs. These videos (which include subtitles and American Sign Language interpretation) provide guidance for those with AFN or their loved ones on preparing for disasters.

More information is available on the Together Against the Weather website.

Together Against the Weather
Together Against the Weather - Adult Point of Service
Disaster preparation for people with access and functional needs. English version sith subtitles and American Sign Language (6:01).
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Together Against the Weather
Together Against the Weather - Child Point of Service
Hurricane preparedness for children with access and functional needs. English version with subtitles and American Sign Language (7:26).
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Together Against the Weather
Together Against the Weather (PSA)
A 30-second public service announcement reminding those with special needs to plan for disasters. English version with American Sign Language (0:30).
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Unidos contra el clima
Unidos contra el clima
Información sobre cómo personas con problemas médicos pueden prepararse para los desastres. Versión en Español con subtitulos/Spanish subtitled version (6:01).
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Unidos contra el clima
Unidos contra el clima (por los padres)
Información sobre cómo padres de niños con problemas médicos pueden prepararse para los desastres. Versión en Español con subtitulos/Spanish subtitled version (7:26).
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Unidos contra el clima
Unidos contra el clima (anuncio)
Información sobre cómo personas con problemas médicos pueden prepararse para los desastres. Versión en Español/Spanish version (00:30).
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Cùng nhau đối phó với thời tiết
Cùng nhau đối phó với thời tiết
Chuẩn bị ứng phó khẩn cấp cho người có nhu cầu hỗ trợ chức năng. Tiếng Việt với phụ đề/Vietnamese subtitled version (6:01).
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Cùng nhau đối phó với thời tiết
Cùng nhau đối phó với thời tiết
Chuẩn bị ứng phó khẩn cấp cho cha mẹ của trẻ em có nhu cầu hỗ trợ chức năng. Tiếng Việt với phụ đề/Vietnamese subtitled version (7:26).
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共同防備颶風
共同防備颶風
對需要實用性支援人士緊急對策. 中文字幕/Chinese subtitled version (6:01).
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共同防備颶風
共同防備颶風
對需要實用性支援儿女緊急對策. 中文字幕/Chinese subtitled version (7:26).
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PUBLIC SERVICE ANNOUNCEMENTS

The Ready Houston program has a series of short public service announcements promoting emergency preparedness.

Mayor Anise Parker
Mayor Anise Parker
The Houston Mayor asks "are you ready?" English version (0:30).
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Mayor Anise Paerker
Mayor Anise Parker
The Houston Mayor encourages the use of the 2-1-1 transportation assistance registry for people with access and functional needs. English version (0:30).
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County Judge Ed Emmett
County Judge Ed Emmett
The Harris County Judge encourages emergency preparedness. English version (0:30).
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Clyde Drexler
Clyde Drexler
The basketball star reminds you to be prepared. English version (0:30).
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Chloe Dao
Chloe Dao
The Project Runway star from Houston talks about being prepared. English version (0:30).
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Brad Davis and Tally Hall
Brad Davis and Tally Hall
The Houston Dynamo captain and keeper remind Houston-area residents to "use your head" and be ready for emergencies. English version (0:30).
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Boniek García
Boniek García
Jugador de Houston Dynamo Boniek García recuerda a los residentes de Houston a "usar la cabeza" y estar preparados para las emergencias. Versión en Español/Spanish version (0:30).
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READY HEROES

The Ready Heroes are the mascots of the School Ready program. They help teach preparedness to school-age children. Lesson plans and classroom materials can accompany the video.

The Ready Heroes may also be available to perform at your school. Please visit the School Ready website for more information.

Ready Heroes Video
Watch the Ready Heroes perform. English version (13:54).
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Lesson Plan K-1
Ready Heroes Lesson Plans (K-1)
Lesson plans for teaching emergency preparedness to grade school students. English version (476KB).
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Lesson Plan 2-3
Ready Heroes Lesson Plans (2-3)
Lesson plans for teaching emergency preparedness to grade school students. English version (400KB).
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Lesson Plan 4-5
Ready Heroes Lesson Plans (4-5)
Lesson plans for teaching emergency preparedness to grade school students. English version (284KB).
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Blackline Master
Ready Heroes Blackline Masters
Worksheet master copies for teaching emergency preparedness to grade school students. English version (2MB).
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Hojas de trabajo
Hojas de trabajo de Ready Heroes
Hojas de trabajo sobre la preparación para emergencias para los estudiantes de primaria. Versión en Español/Spanish version (2MB).
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Ready Heroes Take-Home Booklet
Ready Heroes Take-Home Booklet
A booklet promoting family emergency preparedness. English version (1.1 MB).
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Folleto de Ready Heroes
Folleto de Ready Heroes
Folleto sobre la preparación para emergencias para los estudiantes de primaria. Versión en Español/Spanish version (1.1 MB).
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Ready Heroes
Poster
A classroom poster featuring the Ready Heroes. Un póster con los Ready Heroes. English and Spanish version/Versión en Inglés y Español (556 MB).
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OTHER ITEMS

Are You Ready?
Combination DVD
A DVD containing all of the "Are You Ready?", "Run. Hide. Fight.®", "Make the Call", and "Together Against the Weather" videos in various languages. Multi-language version.
  • Ponemos a su disposición un DVD de 15 minutos que lo ayudará a prepararse y preparar a su familia para responder ante una catástrofe y recuperarse de sus efectos. El DVD incluye versiones en inglés, español, vietnamita y chino. También incluye versiones subtituladas en cada idioma para las personas con discapacidad auditiva.
  • Đĩa DVD 15 phút này chuẩn bị cho quý vị và gia đình mình cách đối phó và phục hồi những hư hao từ các ảnh hưởng của bất cứ thảm họa nào. Đĩa DVD bao gồm các bản tiếng Anh, Tây Ban Nha, tiếng Việt và Trung Hoa. Đĩa này cũng có phụ đề trong mỗi ngôn ngữ cho người khiếm thính.
  • 视频一张 15 分钟的 DVD 可以帮助您及您的家人做好如何应对并从任何灾难中诙复过来的准备.DVD 包含英语, 西班牙语, 越南语及中文版本. 其中还包含每种语言的字幕版本, 可供听力受损人士使用.
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DOWNLOADS

The Ready Houston program produces additional materials to help encourage preparedness. To find out what materials might suit your needs, contact the program via email.

Are You Ready?
Are You Ready? (Brochure)
A brochure about the steps of disaster preparedness. English version (325 KB).
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Are You Ready?
¿Está Preparado? (Folleto)
Un folleto sobre los pasos de la preparación para desastres. Versión en Español/Spanish version (305 KB).
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Are You Ready?
Quý vị đã sẵn sàng chưa? (ấn phẩm)
Một ấn phẩm về các bước phòng chống thiên tai. Tiếng Việt/Vietnamese version (398 KB).
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Are You Ready?
您準備好面對災害了嗎? (小册)
一本小册子,有关备灾的步骤. 中文/Chinese version (902 KB).
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Are You Ready?
(هل أنت مستعد؟ (كراسة
كتيب حول الخطوات التأهب للكوارث. النسخة العربية Arabic version (1161 KB).
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Are You Ready?
Êtes-Vous Prêt? (Brochure)
Une brochure sur les mesures de préparation aux catastrophes. Version française/French version (349 KB).
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Are You Ready?
Sind Sie Bereit? (Broschüre)
Eine Broschüre über die Schritte der Katastrophenvorsorge. Deutsch-Version/German version (306 KB).
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Are You Ready?
준비되셨습니까? (브로셔)
재난 대비의 단계에 대한 책자. 한국어 버전/Korean version (712 KB).
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Are You Ready?
Ikaw Ba Ay Handa Na? (Pulyeto)
Isang polyeto tungkol sa mga hakbang ng kalamidad paghahanda. Tagalog bersyon/Tagalog version (347 KB).
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Are You Ready?
کیاآپ تیار ہیں؟ بروشر
ڈیزاسٹر کے اقدامات کے بارے میں ایک بروشر. اردو ورژن Urdu version (1.21 MB).
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