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Community Organizations Active in Disaster

Event Date(s)

Begins: September 19, 2018 2:00 pm
Ends: September 19, 2018 4:00 pm

Community Organizations Active in Disaster (COAD) will meet from 2 to 4 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 19, at the Florida Department of Health, 1845 Holsonback Drive, Daytona Beach. The public is invited.

Jim Judge, director of Volusia County’s Emergency Management Division, will provide a hurricane season update and discuss new National Weather Service products, which include storm surge watch and warning information and the new GOES-16 satellite.

Carmen Hall will provide an overview of Community Assistance programs that help low- to moderate-income homeowners with certain home repairs, wind hazard mitigation and other programs.

COAD is a multi-agency group that assists local governments in organizing and deploying volunteers and resources in response to the unmet needs of local disaster survivors. Membership is open to individuals, faith-based groups, government agencies, civic clubs, volunteer organizations, social service agencies, business people and emergency management personnel.

For more information, visit www.volusiacoad.org.