Date: Tuesday, July 15th, 2014
Time: 10:00 am to 11:30 am
Location: American Red Cross Building
3950 Calle Fortunada San Diego, CA 9212

This meeting will be specific to the May 2014 Fire's Long Term Recovery. We will be meeting as the "Regional Community Recovery Team" our Long Term Recovery Sub Committee of the San Diego VOAD.


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Presented by: American Red Cross
San Diego / Imperial Counties Chapter
February 16, 2010


As with the National Voluntary Organizations Active in Disaster (National VOAD) we provide a forum where organizations share knowledge and resources throughout the disaster cycle—preparation, response and recovery—to help disaster survivors and their communities.

We are part of a coalition of nonprofit organizations that respond to disasters as part of their overall mission.


National VOAD was founded in 1970 in response to the challenges many disaster organizations experienced following Hurricane Camille, which hit the Gulf Coast in August, 1969. Prior to the founding of National VOAD, numerous organizations served disaster victims independently of one another.

Unnecessary duplication of effort often occurred, while at the same time, other needs were not met. Communication among voluntary disaster agencies was very limited and coordination of services was negligible. National VOAD is committed to fostering the four C’s—communication, coordination, collaboration, and cooperation in order to better serve people impacted by disasters.