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What does VOAD stand for?

VOAD stands for Voluntary Organizations Active in Disaster


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  • 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.
This report examines (1) why the primary role for mass care in the NRF shifted from the Red Cross to the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), and potential issues with implementation, (2) whether National Voluntary Organizations Active in Disasters (NVOAD)--an umbrella organization of 49 voluntary agencies--is equipped to fulfill its NRF role, (3) the extent to which FEMA has addressed issues with mass care for the disabled since the hurricanes, (4) the extent to which major voluntary agencies have prepared to better serve the disabled since the hurricanes, and (5) the extent to which FEMA has addressed issues voluntary agencies faced in receiving Public Assistance reimbursement.
Feed The Children is continuing to monitor State and Federal information, and is in regular communication with North Dakota and Minnesota Emergency Management officials, our partner agencies, FEMA and members of the National Voluntary Organizations Active in Disasters (NVOAD).
Feed The Children is continuing to monitor State and Federal information, and is in regular communication with North Dakota and Minnesota Emergency Management officials, our partner agencies, FEMA and members of the National Voluntary Organizations Active in Disasters (NVOAD).
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.