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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.
They make recommendations to FEMA and discuss the National Response Framework, the role of National Voluntary Organizations Active in Disasters in information sharing, and improvements FEMA has made to services.
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.
The HSUS has been planning for Hurricane Katrina since last week, coordinating with other organizations through state agencies, the Federal Emergency Management Agency, the American Red Cross, and the National Voluntary Organizations Active in Disaster.
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.