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What does VOAD stand for?

VOAD stands for Voluntary Organizations Active in Disaster

This definition appears very rarely and is found in the following Acronym Finder categories:

  • Organizations, NGOs, schools, universities, etc.

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The Tri-State Voluntary Organizations Active in Disasters convention and expo offers the disaster services community multiple options for professional development through presentations, panel discussions, networking opportunities, and Certified Training Unit eligible sessions.
Recommendation: To help these voluntary organizations better prepare for providing mass care in major and catastrophic disasters, the Secretary of Homeland Security should direct the Administrator of FEMA to clarify the Homeland Security Grant Program funding guidance for states so it is clear that voluntary organizations and local Voluntary Organizations Active in Disaster (VOADs) are among those eligible to be subgrantees under the program.
Today, Aidmatrix announced with the development of the Aidmatrix Relief Exchange, with the input of National Voluntary Organizations Active in Disaster (NVOAD), a group of disaster relief organizations including the Salvation Army, Red Cross and America's Second Harvest, to coordinate donation management at disaster sites.
Brown, Under Secretary of Homeland Security for Emergency Preparedness and Response and head of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) was the keynote speaker at the 13th Annual National Voluntary Organizations Active in Disaster (National VOAD) Conference in Denver, Colorado, on Friday, June 24.