Resources for Emergency Managers

What All Emergency Managers Need to Know...

COVOAD can facilitate access to much needed resources through its network of disaster relief agencies with minimal or no cost to your community.  The following are just some of the types of services available through COVOAD members:

  • Management of unsolicited donations
  • Management of spontaneous unaffiliated volunteers
  • Debris removal
  • Construction
  • Mental Health
  • Spiritual care resources
  • Mass care (sheltering/feeding)
  • Donations/volunteer support in EOC
  • Financial aid
  • Child care
  • Animal evacuation and sheltering
  • Veterinary services
  • Food banks
  • Transportation
  • Information and referral call centers
  • Communications
  • Case management
  • Long-term recovery

For more information on COVOAD, or to become a member, contact us (click here for contact info).


For Online registration, please click here.

Public Messaging Documents

Below are messaging resources to inform the public on how they can help in response efforts

Talking Points/Key Messaging
  How to Help Those Affected By (Disaster) Messaging